US Congressman. Presidential Cabinet member. He served as a member of the North Carolina state legislature before being elected a superior court judge in 1820. In 1841, he was appointed by President Harrison as the Secretary of the Navy. He briefly served in the same position under President Tyler, but resigned. In 1846, he was elected as a United States Senator from North Carolina, serving until 1855. President Fillmore nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, but the Senate did not confirm him. (bio by: Evening Blues)
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1st wife of George Edmund BadgerMarried about 1828 is Mary Brown Polk Badger buried in Old City Cemetery Raleigh Find A Grave Memorial# 31361644Wake Co., North Carolina -
Michael Hollingsworth Added: Jan. 13, 2012