Representative Archibald MCBRYDE

YEARS 1766-1836
OFFICE Representative
STATE North Carolina
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 11th (1809-1811), 12th (1811-1813)

Representative Archibald MCBRYDE Biography

McBRYDE, Archibald, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Wigtownshire, Scotland, September 28, 1766; immigrated at an early age with his parents, who settled in Carbonton, Moore County, N.C.; studied under private teachers; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; served as clerk of the superior court of Moore County 1792-1816; elected as a Federalist to the Eleventh and Twelfth Congresses (March 4, 1809-March 3, 1813); member of the State senate in 1813 and 1814; resumed the practice of his profession; died in Carbonton, N.C., February 15, 1836; interment in Farrar Cemetery. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Archibald MCBRYDE Committee Assignments

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