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Alexander H. Stephens

Personal data
Date of birthFebruary 11, 1812
Place of birthTaliaferro County, Georgia
Date of deathMarch 4, 1883(age 71)
Place of deathAtlanta, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Political partyWhig, Constitutional, Democratic
ProfessionLawyer
ReligionPresbyterian
Vice President of the Confederate States of America
In officeFebruary 11, 1861 - May 11, 1865
PresidentJefferson Davis
Succeeded byOffice abolished
Preceded byOffice instituted
50th Governor of Georgia
In officeNovember 4, 1882 - March 4, 1883
Succeeded byJames S. Boynton
Preceded byAlfred H. Colquitt
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 8th district
In officeDecember 1, 1873 - November 4, 1882
Succeeded bySeaborn Reese
Preceded byJohn James Jones
In officeOctober 2, 1843 - March 3, 1859
Succeeded byJohn James Jones
Preceded byMark Anthony Cooper

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:This is an article about the Confederate Vice President. For the shipbuilding company, see Alexander Stephen and Sons

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (February 11, 1812 March 4, 1883) was an American politician from Georgia. He was Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. He also served as a U.S. Representative from Georgia (both before the Civil War and after Reconstruction) and as the 50th Governor of Georgia from 1882 until his death in 1883.


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