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William Wyatt Bibb

American politician

Died when: 38 years 282 days (465 months)
Star Sign: Libra

 

William Wyatt Bibb

William Wyatt Bibb (October 2, 1781 – July 10, 1820) was a United States Senator from Georgia and the first Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama.

Bibb County, Alabama, and Bibb County, Georgia, are named for him.He was a member of the Democratic-Republican political party.

Bibb served as governor of the Alabama Territory from August 1817 to December 1819, and as the first elected governor of the state of Alabama from December 1819 to his death on July 10, 1820.

He is the first of only three people in U.S.History to be elected a U.S.Senator from one state and the governor of another state.


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