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Peter Early

Peter Early.

Peter Early (June 20, 1773 – August 15, 1817) was an American lawyer, jurist and politician.

He was born near

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Milledge
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Howell Cobb
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by
David Brydie Mitchell
Governor of Georgia
November 5, 1813 – November 20, 1815
Succeeded by
David Brydie Mitchell
  • Georgia State Archives Roster of State Governors
  • Georgia Governor's Gravesites Field Guide (1776-2003)

External links


  1. ^ Patrick, Rembert W. (2010). Florida Fiasco: Rampant Rebels on the Georgia-Florida Border, 1810-1815. University of Georgia Press, 2010. ISBN 0820335495, 9780820335490
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 112. 


in 1818. [2] Early moved back to

After his congressional service, Early was elected by the American military forces during the later half of the War of 1812.

Early was elected as a 8th United States Congress to serve the remainder of the term left vacant by the resignation of John Milledge, and he was reelected to the 9th Congress. During his congressional service, Early was one of the managers of the prosecution in the impeachment trials against John Pickering, New Hampshire United States District Court judge, in January 1804 and Samuel Chase, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, in December of that same year. Early did not seek reelection in 1806 for the 10th Congress.


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