Historic Markers Across Alabama

John Anthony Winston (1812-1871)

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Livingston
County: Sumter
Waymark: None


Planter, Legislator, Soldier, Governor-1853: First native-born Alabamian to be elected Governor. 1854: Approved Act establishing public schools of state. 1867: Elected to U.S. Senate. He was denied his seat as he would not take oath of allegiance to Federal Government.

Buried 5 miles east in family cemetery.

End of John Anthony Winston (1812-1871)