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Alexander Mosby Clayton

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Preceded by  Position established
Name  Alexander Clayton
Succeeded by  Alexander Bradford
Role  Politician
Nationality  American
Died  September 30, 1889
Occupation  Lawyer

Alexander Mosby Clayton
Born  January 15, 1801 Campbell County, Virginia, U.S. (1801-01-15)
Resting place  Hill Crest Cemetery, Holly Springs, Mississippi, U.S.

Alexander Mosby Clayton (January 15, 1801 – September 30, 1889) was an American judge who served as a member of the Provisional C.S. Congress from Mississippi (1861).


Clayton was born in Campbell County, Virginia. He migrated first to Arkansas, where he served on the Territorial Supreme Court in 1832, then to Mississippi where he served as a state court judge from 1842 to 1852. In 1853 he served as United States consul in Havana, Cuba. He represented the state in the Provisional C.S. Congress from February to May, 1861. He resigned and was appointed as a Confederate District Court Judge for the balance of the year. After the war he again served as a state court judge from 1866 to 1869.


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