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Benjamin F. Conley

A portrait of Benjamin Conley by Edward Jackson

Benjamin F. Conley (March 1, 1815 – January 10, 1886) was an American politician from the U.S. State of Georgia, who served as the mayor of Augusta from 1857 to 1859.[1]


  • Biography 1
  • Political career 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Conley was born in Atlanta in an area known at the time as West End. Conley was buried at Augusta's Magnolia Cemetery.

Political career

Conley's previous political service included the office of mayor of Sonny Perdue was elected.


  1. ^ "Georgia Governor Benjamin F. Conley". National Governors Association. Retrieved 21 May 2014. 
  • Georgia State Archives Roster of State Governors
  • Georgia Governor's Gravesites Field Guide (1776-2003)

External links

Preceded by
Rufus Bullock
Governor of Georgia
October 30, 1871 – January 12, 1872
Succeeded by
James Milton Smith

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