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Major General Albert Collins GREENE

Major General Albert Collins GREENE

Male 1791 - 1863  (71 years)

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  • Name Albert Collins GREENE 
    Prefix Major General 
    Born 15 Apr 1791  East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 42272EFFE6FD46F89B492F850F90D443055C 
    Died 8 Jan 1863  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13834  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2010 

    Father Perry M. GREENE,   b. 9 Nov 1749, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1791, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth BELCHER,   b. 1758,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1783 
    Family ID F5947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine Celia GREENE,   b. 1 May 1794,   d. 9 Jan 1826  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 16 May 1814 
    Children 
     1. William Albert GREENE,   b. 8 Feb 1815,   d. 13 Jan 1840  (Age 24 years)
    +2. Katharine Celia GREENE,   b. 25 May 1816,   d. 26 Oct 1887, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Mary Elizabeth GREENE,   b. 12 Jun 1818,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Susan Eliza GREENE,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Ann Frances GREENE,   b. 1823,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F6792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia BOURNE,   b. 15 Jan 1790, Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1842  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1841 
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F9190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Apr 1791 - East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jan 1863 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Albert Collins Greene.jpg
    Albert Collins Greene.jpg

  • Notes 
    • A United States Senator from Rhode Island. Born in East Greenwich, he graduated from Kent Academy, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1812, and commenced practice in East Greenwich. He was a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives from 1815 to 1825, serving as speaker from 1821- to 1825. He was brigadier general, and then major general, of the Fourth Brigade of State Militia from 1816 to 1823 and was attorney general of Rhode Island from 1825 to 1843.

      Greene was a member of the Rhode Island Senate in 1843-1844, and was elected as a Whig to the U.S. Senate, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1851; he was not a candidate for reelection, and was elected to the Rhode Island Senate in 1851 and 1852. In 1857 he was again a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. He retired from public life, and died in Providence; interment was in Grace Church Cemetery.