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William Alexander Graham
Birth: Sep. 5, 1804, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1875, USA

US Congressman, CSA Congressman, US Governor. Graham was a member of the North Carolina legislature from 1833 to 1840. He was then elected as a U.S. Senator from North Carolina from 1840 to 1843 to fill a vacancy. In 1845, he served as the Governor of North Carolina until 1849. During the administration of Millard Fillmore, he was the U.S. Secretary of the Navy from 1850 to 1852. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States in 1852. While a member of the North Carolina state senate (1854-1866), he also served as a Senator from North Carolina in the Confederate Congress (1864-1865). In 1873 to 1875, he was an arbitrator in a boundary line dispute between Maryland and Virginia. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Susan Washington Graham (1816 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Graham (1837 - 1907)*
  John Washington Graham (1838 - 1928)*
  William Alexander Graham (1839 - 1924)*
  James Augustus Graham (1841 - 1909)*
  R D Graham (1843 - 1905)*
  George Washington Graham (1847 - 1923)*
  Augustus Washington Graham (1849 - 1936)*
  Susan Washington Graham Clark (1851 - 1909)*
  Alfred Octavius Graham (1853 - 1854)*
  Eugene Berrien Graham (1858 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillsborough Old Town Cemetery
Hillsborough
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Nov 09, 2003
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William Alexander Graham
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