Albion Winegar Tourgee (1838-1905) —
also known as Albion W. Tourgee —
of Greensboro, Guilford
County, N.C.; Raleigh, Wake
County, N.C.; Denver,
Colo.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia
County, Pa.; Mayville, Chautauqua
Born in Williamsfield, Ashtabula
County, Ohio, May 2,
Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; newspaper
to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1868, 1875;
superior court judge in North Carolina, 1868-75; candidate for U.S.
Representative from North Carolina, 1878; author;
U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1897-1905, died in office 1905.
French Huguenot and Swiss
Died, of acute
uremia, due to an infected
wound, in Bordeaux, France,
21, 1905 (age 67 years, 19
ashes interred at Mayville
Cemetery, Mayville, N.Y.
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