★★★ -Lawton, Winburn Joseph

Winburn Joseph Lawton:
Born: September 30, 1817

Birthplace: Beaufort South Carolina
1st​ Wife: Harriet Jaudon
2nd​ Wife:
Sarah Lewis

Occupation before War:
Wealthy Planter in Daugherty County Georgia
Railroad Builder
Served in the Georgia State Militia as Officer
1847 – 1848: Georgia State Senator
1855 – 1856: Georgia State Senator

Civil War Career:
1861: Captain of Company B Cobb's Georgia Legion
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 2nd​ Georgia Cavalry Regiment
1862: Resigned during the Middle of Kentucky Campaign

Occupation before War:
Merchant, Factor, Banker, Railroad Promoter & House Builder

September 6, 1884
Place of Death: Macon Georgia
Age at time of Death: 66 years old
Burial Place: Rose Hill Cemetery Macon Georgia


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