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William Montague Browne

Editor/Secretary of State, CSA

Centurion, 1857–1850s

Born 7 July 1823 in Mayo, Ireland

Died 28 April 1883 in Athens, Georgia

Buried Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, Georgia

Proposed by Frederick S. Cozzens and J. Howard Wainwright

Elected 3 January 1857 at age thirty-three

Archivist’s Note: He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1857 and 1860.