James Gunn (senator)

James Gunn (senator)

James Gunn
United States Senator
from Georgia
In office
March 4, 1789 – March 3, 1801
Preceded by None (inaugural holder)
Succeeded by James Jackson
Personal details
Born March 13, 1753
Virginia, British America
Died July 30, 1801(1801-07-30) (aged 48)
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch Georgia Militia
Years of service 1792–1801
Rank Brigadier general

James Gunn (March 13, 1753 – July 30, 1801) was a delegate to the Georgia.

Gunn was born in

United States Senate
Preceded by
Office created
U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Georgia
Served alongside: Josiah Tattnall, Abraham Baldwin
Succeeded by
James Jackson

External links

  • Smith, Gordon Burns, History of the Georgia Militia, 1783-1861, Volume One, Campaigns and Generals, Boyd Publishing, 2000.


  1. ^ Smith, p. 297
  2. ^ Smith, p. 297


A World War II liberty ship, the SS James Gunn, ATS-0044 was built in 1942:List of Liberty ships: G-Je



  • Tributes 1
  • Notes 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Gunn was selected as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1787 but never attended sessions. He was elected a United States Senator for the Louisville, Georgia and is buried at the Old State Capitol.