This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 3 of 449 people who took part.
|George S. Hawkins||Visualize||(1808 -- 15 March, 1878) Hawkins was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Kingston, N.Y., Hawkins studied law and was admitted to the bar, moving to Florida and practicing in Pensacola. Hawkins served as captain in the Indian war of 1837 and was a member of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida. Hawkins was appointed District Attorney in 1841 and was appointed United States district attorney for the Apalachicola district in Florida in 1842. Fisher also served as Associate Justice of the State Supreme Court from 1846 to 1850 and was elected judge of the Circuit Court in January 1851. Hawkins was also a member of the State House of Representatives, and served as a State Senator. Hawkins was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-sixth Congresses and served from March 4th, 1857 to January 21st, 1861. After withdrawing, Hawkins served as judge of the District Court under the Confederate Government from 1862 to 1865. Hawkins died March 15th, 1878, in Marianna, Fla. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]||Florida Delegation (This negotiation)|
|Stephen R. Mallory||Visualize||(1813 -- 9 November, 1873) Mallory was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Trinidad, West Indies, Mallory immigrated to the United States and settled in Fla. in 1820. Mallory was appointed Customs Inspector at Key West in 1833, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1840. Mallory served as County Judge of Monroe County from 1837 to 1845, was appointed collector of the port of Key West in 1845, and served in the Seminole war. Mallory was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1851 and was reelected in 1857 and served from March 4th, 1851 until January 21st, 1861 when he withdrew. Mallory's seat was declared vacant by Senate resolution in 1861. Mallory served as Secretary of the Navy of the Confederacy and was later imprisoned at the close of the Civil War from 1865 to 1866. Mallory practiced law until his death in Pensacola, Fla. in 1873. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]||Florida Delegation (This negotiation)|
|David L. Yulee||Visualize||(12 June, 1810 -- 10 October, 1886) Yulee was an American lawyer and politician. Born 'David Levy' in St. Thomas, West Indies, Yulee immigrated to Norfolk, Va. and studied law in St. Augustine, Fla. After being admitted to the bar in 1836, Yulee served as Clerk to the Territorial Legislature in 1841. Yulee was elected as a Whig-Democrat, a Territorial delegate to the Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth Congress from March 4th, 1841 to March 3rd, 1845. Upon the admission of Florida as a State into the Union, Yulee was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from July 1st, 1845 to March 3rd, 1851. Finally, after changing his name to David Levy Yulee in 1846 Yulee was again elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4th, 1855 to January 21st, 1861. After he withdrew, Yulee was a prisoner at Fort Pulaski in 1865. Yulee subsequently worked as the president of the Florida Railway Company, the Fernandina and Jacksonville Railroad Company until he moved to Washington D.C. in 1880. Yulee died in New York City in 1886.||Florida Delegation (This negotiation)|