George E. Spencer

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(1 November, 1836 – 19 February, 1893) Spencer’s was a practiced lawyer and brevetted brigadier general. George Eliphaz Spencer was born in Champion, Jefferson County, New York. He studied in Canada, moved to Iowa, and Alabama. He was admitted to the bar in 1857. In 1867 he was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate, reelected in 1872 and served between 13 July, 1868 to 3 March, 1879.

Member of Alabama Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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