Dibrell, George Gibbs

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to
Full name
George Gibbs Dibrell
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
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Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
South
Origins
Slave State
Education
Other
Other Education
East Tennessee University
Occupation
Politician
Military
Attorney or Judge
Farmer or Planter
Businessman
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
US House of Representatives
State legislature
State judge
Military
Confederate Army

George Gibbs Dibrell (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
DIBRELL, George Gibbs, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Sparta, White County, Tenn., April 12, 1822; attended the public schools, and was graduated from the East Tennessee University, Knoxville, Tenn., in 1843; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1843 and practiced; engaged in agricultural and mercantile pursuits; justice of the peace and county court clerk of White County, Tenn., for many years; member, State house of representatives, 1861; volunteered in the Confederate Army and served from 1861 to 1865; rose from private to lieutenant colonel of Infantry and colonel of Cavalry, and was discharged as brigadier general; delegate to the State’s constitutional convention in 1870; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1885); was not a candidate for renomination in 1884; resumed agricultural and mercantile pursuits; died in Sparta, Tenn., May 9, 1888; interment in the Old Sparta Cemetery.
"Dibrell, George Gibbs," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000301.
How to Cite This Page: "Dibrell, George Gibbs," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/5569.