Alfred Cuthbert

Alfred Cuthbert

Alfred Cuthbert
United States Senator
from Georgia
In office
January 12, 1835 – March 4, 1843
Preceded by John Forsyth
Succeeded by Walter T. Colquitt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's at-large district
In office
December 13, 1813 – November 9, 1816
Preceded by William Wyatt Bibb
Succeeded by Zadock Cook
In office
March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1827
Preceded by Thomas W. Cobb
Succeeded by John Floyd
Personal details
Born (1785-12-23)December 23, 1785
Died July 9, 1856(1856-07-09) (aged 70)
Political party Democratic

Alfred Cuthbert (December 23, 1785 – July 9, 1856) was a Georgia.

Life and career

Cuthbert was born in Savannah. He was instructed by private tutors and graduated from Princeton College in 1803. He studied law and was admitted to the state bar about 1805 but did not practice.

In 1809, he was captain of a company of volunteer infantry, and was a member of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1821 to March 3, 1827.

He was not a candidate for renomination in 1826, but was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of [[John Forsyth (politician)