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Richard Dobbs Spaight, Jr
Birth: 1796
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1850
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA

US Governor, US Congressman. Spaight, the son of Constitution signer Richard Spaight, Sr., served as a member of the North Carolina state house of commons in 1819. He followed that as a state senator from 1820 to 1822. He was then elected as a U.S. Representative from North Carolina from 1823 to 1825. After leaving Congress, he once again became a state senator, this time for ten years. (1825-1835). From 1835 to 1836, he served, as his father had, as a Governor of North Carolina. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Dobbs Spaight (1758 - 1802)
  Mary Jones Leech Spaight (1765 - 1810)
 
 Siblings:
  William Wilson Spaight (1794 - 1812)*
  Richard Dobbs Spaight (1796 - 1850)
  Charles George Spaight (1798 - 1831)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Spaight Donnell (1800 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Clermont Estate Cemetery
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Nov 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8056265
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