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Sharkey, William Lewis, 1798-1873

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Personal name headingSharkey, William Lewis, 1798-1873
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Variant(s)Sharkey, W. L., 1798-1873
Biography/History noteWilliam Lewis Sharkey (b. July 12, 1798, Sumner County, Tenn.; d. Mar. 30, 1873), American judge and politician from Mississippi. Appointed provisional governor of Mississippi in 1865 by Andrew Johnson.
Birth date17980712
Death date18730330
Place of birthSumner County, Tenn.
Place of deathWashington, D.C.
Field of activityPolitical science
AffiliationMississippi. Governor (1865 : Sharkey)
Profession or occupationJudges
Found inOath of Office of Vice President William R. King, Mar. 26, 1853: (document certifies that the vice presidential oath was administered to William R. King by Consul William Lewis Sharkey)
Mississippi History Now WWW site, viewed May 6, 2013: William Lewis Sharkey biography (b. Tennessee, 1797 or 1798; d. Mar. 30, 1873, Washington, D.C.; came to Mississippi in 1803; President Andrew Johnson appointed William Sharkey as provisional governor of Mississippi, June 13, 1865; lawyer; served briefly in the state legislature ... elected chief justice of the Mississippi High Court of Errors and Appeals; served briefly as the American Counsel to Cuba; compiled the Mississippi Code of 1857; named provisional governor of Mississippi following the surrender of the Confederate military forces; appointed to the U.S. Senate by the Mississippi Legislature) search, May 6, 2013 (William Lewis Sharkey; b. July 12, 1798, Sumner County, Tenn.; d. Mar. 30, 1873; American judge and Mississippi politician) search, May 6, 2013 (William Lewis Sharkey; b. July 12, 1798; d. Mar. 30, 1873; Governor of Mississippi; burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Miss.)
OCLC, May 24, 2014 (hdgs.: Sharkey, William L. (William Lewis), 1797-1873; Sharkey, William Lewis, 1797-1873; Sharkey, William Lewis, 1797-1873; usage: W. L. Sharkey; William Lewis Sharkey)