Stephen Mallory

Stephen Russell Mallory (1812 - 1873)

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Stephen Russell Mallory
Born in Trinidad, British West Indiesmap
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Husband of — married in Pensacola, Escambia, Floridamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, USAmap
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Categories: Saint Michaels Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida | Confederate Government Officials | US Senators from Florida | Florida Notables.

Stephen Mallory is Notable.
Preceded by
David Levy Yulee




Preceded by
Office established
March 4, 1861
Stephen Mallory
US Senator (Class 1)
from Florida
Seal of the US Senate
1851—1861

Confederate States
Secretary of the Navy
Seal of the CSA
1861—1865
Succeeded by
Vacant 1861 – 1868
Secession, Civil War
& Reconstruction



Succeeded by
Office abolished
May 2, 1865

Contents

Biography

Stephen Russell Mallory served in the United States Senate as Senator (Democrat) from Florida from 1850 to the secession of his home state and the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Note

Mallory, Stephen Russell b. 1813. d. November 9, 1873.
U. S. Senator and Confederate States Secretary of the Navy. Following volunteer service in the Seminole War (1835 - 1842), Mallory served as U. S. Senator from Florida from 1851 to 1861. At the beginning of the Civil War Mallory resigned his seat in the Senate to follow the Confederacy. In February, 1861 Confederate President Jefferson Davis appointed him Secretary of the Navy. At the time the Confederate Navy was all but nonexistent, but in time his navy accomplished numerous outstanding feats including the exploits of the CSS Alabama commanded by Raphael Semmes, the development of successful ironclad warships and the first submarine to sink an enemy ship, the CSS Hunley. In April 1865, he was captured in La Grange, Georgia, and held prisoner for almost a year. After his parole he returned to Pensacola and practiced law.[1]

Education

Education:
Date: 1826
Place: Nazareth Academy (Moravian)

Residence

Residence: Thompson's Island, Florida
Date: 1826

Burial

St Michaels Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida[2]

Occupation

Occupation: Lawyer

Religion

Religion: Catholic

Sources

  1. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 21357 monument

Acknowledgements

  • Mallory-847 was created by Laura Scott through the import of WTmallory moreno.ged on Oct 9, 2014.


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