Brownlow, William Gannaway

William Gannaway Brownlow, detail
Life span
08/29/1805—04/29/1877

Life Summary

Full name
  William Gannaway Brownlow
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Slave State
No. of Spouses
  1
No. of Children
  7
Family
 
Joseph A. Brownlow (father), Catherine Gannaway (mother), Eliza Ann O'Brien (wife, 1836)
Occupation
  Politician
  Clergy
  Journalist
Relation to Slavery
  Slaveholder
Church or Religious Denomination
  Methodist
Political Parties
  Whig
  Republican
  American Party (Know Nothings or Nativists)
  Union (Unconditional Union, National Union)
Government
  Fillmore Administration (1850-53)
  Lincoln Administration (1861-65)
  US Senate
  Governor
  State legislature

Census Snapshot

Occupation in 1860
  Editor
Residence in 1860
Religion in 1860
  Methodist
Marital status in 1860
  Married

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