Andrew J. Applegate

 Lieutenant Governor of Alabama

Born:October 14, 1833, Georgetown, Ohio
Died:August 21, 1870, Mobile, AL


•  Lieutenant Governor of Alabama served 1868-1870. Served Governor William H. Smith of the same political party (Republican)

•  Law practice in Huntsville, AL after the Civil war - Wikipedia

•  Died at the age of 36 in Mobile, Alabama

•  Married: September 7, 1858, at Bradysville, Adams County, Ohio, Lucinda, daughter of James and Margaret (Boyles) Connor of Bradysville, Ohio. She was of Scots-Irish descent, her parents being among the first settlers of Adams County, Ohio. - Alabama Biography

•  "Born in Ohio, he served in the Civil War as a member of volunteer units of his home state and came to Alabama after the war, establishing a law practice in Huntsville in 1866. A Republican, he was elected a member of the constitutional convention of 1867 and in 1868 was elected the lieutenant governor of Alabama. He served in this post for two years." - Alabama Past Leaders

•  "A man some called a carpetbagger." - Alabama Past Leaders

•  "Civil War Union Service: He enlisted in the fourth Independent company, Ohio volunteer cavalry, July 9, 1861; was appointed sergeant and later quarter master sergeant. On the expiration of his term of service, July 16, 1864, he was mustered out at Cincinnati. On re-entering the service, he was commissioned captain, Co. H, 189th Ohio volunteer infantry, March 6, 1865, and was mustered out September 28. 1865." - Alabama Biography

•  "During the American Civil War, Applegate enlisted on July 9, 1861, as a wagoner in the Fourth Independent Company, Ohio Cavalry, and rose in rank to quartermaster sergeant. In 1865, he was commissioned captain of Company H, 189th Ohio Infantry." - Wikipedia

•  Member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. - Alabama Biography

•  Son of Benjamin and Rebecca (Hall) Applegate, of Tuckahoe Ridge, Mason County, Ky. The Applegate family came from Holland and settled in Pennsylvania. Later one branch emigrated to Kentucky and from there Benjamin Applegate moved to a farm near Georgetown, Ohio, where he reared a large family. - Alabama Biography

•  Andrew obtained his early education in the public schools of Georgetown, Ohio, and later studied and practiced law there. - Alabama Biography

•  He began the practice of law in Huntsville in 1866, and the following year was elected a member of the constitutional convention called under the reconstruction acts to frame a new constitution for the state. In the ensuing election he became lieutenant governor of the state, August 13, 1868. Children: 1. Ida M., Manchester, Ohio; 2. Harry, Manchester, Ohio - Alabama Biography

Related Links:

•  Alabama Biography - History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Volume 3, by Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen, © 1921, p.47.

•  Alabama Past Leaders - By Henry S. and Marsha Kass Marks, © 1982, p. 18

•  Wikipedia - Bio

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