Historic Markers Across Alabama



Judge Harry Toulmin - 1766-1823



Marker ID: AHA 
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County: Washington
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Waymark: None
 



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Born and educated in England, Harry Toulmin came to U.S. in 1793. Moving to Kentucky, he was elected president of Transylvania University. Served as Secretary of State of Kentucky (1796-1804) then moved to Mississippi Territory as judge of Tombigbee District (1804-1819). Delegate to Alabama Constitutional Convention (1819). Wrote first Digest of Laws of Alabama (1823). Died at his home near Washington Court House (1 mile north of this location).








End of Judge Harry Toulmin - 1766-1823