Thomas Bibb

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Thomas Bibb

Thomas Bibb (1783September 20, 1839) was the Democratic Governor of Alabama from 1820 to 1821. He was born in Amelia County, Virginia, in 1783. He was president of the Alabama Senate when his brother, Governor William Wyatt Bibb, died in office on July 10, 1820, and took over as governor for the remainder of his term.

Bibb did not run for re-election. He did return to the Alabama legislature and directed the Huntsville branch of the Bank of Alabama. He was married to Pamelia Thompson.

References

  • Thomas Bibb. (2007, May 17). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 20:47, July 11, 2007 [1]
  • Bibb profile at the Alabama Department of Archives and History
  • Bibb bio at the Political Graveyard


Preceded by:
William Wyatt Bibb
Governor of Alabama
1820—1821
Succeeded by:
Israel Pickens