William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. and William Gibbs McAdoo, Sr. biographies
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William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. and William Gibbs McAdoo, Sr. biographies

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: McAdoo family.
Title: William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. and William Gibbs McAdoo, Sr. biographies
Dates: circa 1900-1941
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0510

Biographical/Historical Note

William Gibbs McAdoo (1820-1894) was a prominent lawyer in Tennessee and in Georgia, and later a professor at the University of Tennessee. He served in the War with Mexico and in the Civil War in the Confederate States Army. William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. (1863-1941) was his son by his second wife, Mary Faith Floyd of Camden County, Georgia. He was a lawyer and became Secretary of the Treasury under President Woodrow Wilson. He married President Wilson's daughter, Eleanor Randolph Axson Wilson.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a biographical sketch of William Gibbs McAdoo, Sr. and his son, William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. It was written by one of McAdoo, Jr.'s sisters, and it is unsigned. A typed copy is filed with it.


Index Terms

Biographies (documents)
Families--Georgia.
Georgia--History--1775-1865.
Georgia--History--1865-
McAdoo family.
McAdoo, W. G., (William Gibbs), 1820-1894.
McAdoo, W. G., (William Gibbs), 1863-1941.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was created by one of William Gibbs McAdoo, Sr.'s daughters.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. and William Gibbs McAdoo, Sr. biographies, MS 510, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 
Item 1: Biographical sketch of William Gibbs McAdoo, Sr. and Jr., Undated ( 8.0 p. )
By a sister or brother of William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. Unsigned. A typed copy is filed with it.