William Bellinger Bulloch
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|William Bellinger Bulloch|
|United States Senator
April 8, 1813 – November 6, 1813
|Preceded by||William H. Crawford|
|Succeeded by||William Wyatt Bibb|
|Member of the Georgia Senate|
|Member of the Georgia House of Representatives|
|Died||May 6, 1852 (aged 74–75)
William Bellinger Bulloch (1777 – May 6, 1852) was an American Senator from Georgia, the youngest son of Archibald Bulloch, uncle to James Stephens Bulloch, granduncle to James Dunwoody Bulloch, Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, and Irvine Stephens Bulloch, great-granduncle to President Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt, and great-great-granduncle to First Lady of the United States Eleanor Roosevelt.
Bulloch was born in Savannah, Georgia, the youngest son of Archibald Bulloch. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in Savannah in 1797. In 1804, he was appointed United States district attorney. He was elected as mayor of Savannah in 1812 and alderman in 1814.
After the war, he served in a series of political positions in Georgia: solicitor general of the State, collector of customs, Georgia House of Representatives and the Georgia Senate. He was appointed as a Democratic-Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of William H. Crawford and served from April 8, 1813, until November 6, 1813, when a successor, William Wyatt Bibb, was elected.
Additionally, he was one of the founders of the State Bank of Georgia and served as its president from 1816 to 1843.
Bulloch died in Savannah in 1852 and was buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery in that same city.
- Northen, William J. (1906). Men of Mark in Georgia. Atlanta: A.B. Caldwell. p. 172. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
- 1830 United States Census, United States Census, 1830; Savannah Anson Ward, Chatham, Georgia;. Retrieved on 6 March 2016.
- 1840 United States Census, United States Census, 1840; Savannah, Chatham, Georgia;. Retrieved on 6 March 2016.
- 1850 United States Census, Slave Schedules, United States Census, 1850; District 13, Chatham, Georgia;. Retrieved on 6 March 2016.
- United States Congress. "William Bellinger Bulloch (id: B001051)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|Mayor of Savannah
|Mayor of Savannah
|United States Senate|
William H. Crawford
|U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Georgia
April 8, 1813–November 6, 1813
Served alongside: Charles Tait
William W. Bibb
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