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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1833

Vol. I
p559
733

(Born Ala.)

Joel Riggs

(Ap'd Ala.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1828, to July 1, 1833, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1833.

On authorized graduation leave of absence, July 1, 1833, to Oct. 9, 1833.

Resigned, Oct. 9, 1833.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, 1835‑43. President of the Bank of the State of Alabama, 1843‑44. Comptroller of Public Accounts for the State of Alabama, 1848‑55. Editor of "Montgomery Mail," Ala., 1856‑58. Secretary of the Southern Insurance Company, at Mobile, Ala., 1858‑65.

Died, Nov. 13, 1865, at Montgomery, Ala.: Aged 53.


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