Painted portrait of Florida's 14th Supreme Court Justice Augustus E. Maxwell.

Painted portrait of Florida's 14th Supreme Court Justice Augustus E. Maxwell.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/47154
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Title

  • Painted portrait of Florida's 14th Supreme Court Justice Augustus E. Maxwell.

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  • SC00215

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  • 18--

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    Biography Note

  • Born in Elberton, Elbert County, Ga., September 21, 1820. Served as Florida Attorney General in 1846 and 1847; member of the State House in 1847; Secretary of State in 1848; served in the State Senate in 1849-1850; Democrat Congressman to the Thirty-third and Thirty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1857); served in the Senate of the Confederate States 1862-1865; State Supreme Court Justice in 1865 and 1866; member of the 1885 Constitutional Convention; 2nd term as a State Supreme Court Justice from July 1, 1887-1890 (Chief Justice 1887-1889). He died in Chipley, Washington County, Fla., on May 5, 1903.

Physical Description

  • 1 digital image - col.

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Painted portrait of Florida's 14th Supreme Court Justice Augustus E. Maxwell.
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