William Bellinger Bulloch

William Bellinger Bulloch

William Bellinger Bulloch
United States Senator
from Georgia
In office
April 8, 1813 – November 6, 1813
Preceded by William H. Crawford
Succeeded by William Wyatt Bibb
Personal details
Born 1777
Savannah, Georgia
Died May 6, 1852 (aged 74–75)
Savannah, Georgia
Political party Democratic-Republican

William Bellinger Bulloch (1777 — May 6, 1852) was an James Stephens Bulloch, granduncle to James Dunwoody Bulloch, Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, and Irvine Stephens Bulloch, great-granduncle to President Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt, and great-great-granduncle to First Lady of the United States Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.

Biography

Bulloch was born in Archibald Bulloch. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in Savannah in 1797. In 1804, he was appointed United States district attorney. He was elected as mayor of Savannah in 1812 and alderman in 1814.

During the War of 1812, he served in the Savannah Heavy Artillery, a militia unit charged with defending the Georgia coast.

After the war, he served in a series of political positions in Georgia: solicitor general of the State, collector of customs, Democratic-Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy left by the