Zebulon Baird Vance
American politicianDied when: 63 years 336 days (767 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Zebulon Baird Vance (May 13, 1830 – April 14, 1894) was a Confederate military officer in the American Civil War, the 37th and 43rd Governor of North Carolina, and U.S.
Senator.A prolific writer, Vance became one of the most influential Southern leaders of the Civil War and postbellum periods.
As a leader of the "New South", Vance favored the rapid modernization of the Southern economy, railroad expansion, school construction, and reconciliation with the North.
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