TELFAIR, Thomas, (1780 - 1818)


TELFAIR, Thomas, (son of Edward Telfair), a Representative from Georgia; born in Savannah, Ga., March 2, 1780; was graduated from Princeton College in 1805; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Savannah, Ga.; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1817); died in Savannah, Ga., February 18, 1818; interment in Bonaventure Cemetery.