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Augustus Hill Garland

Personal data
Date of birthJune 11, 1832
Place of birthCovington, Tennessee, U.S.
Date of deathJanuary 26, 1899(age 66)
Place of deathWashington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyWhig, American, Constitutional Unionist, Democratic
SpouseSarah Virginia Sanders Garland
Alma materSt. Mary's College
St. Joseph's College
ProfessionPolitician, lawyer, teacher, author
38th United States Attorney General
In officeMarch 6, 1885 - March 4, 1889
PresidentGrover Cleveland
Succeeded byWilliam H. H. Miller
Preceded byBenjamin H. Brewster
In officeMarch 4, 1877 - March 6, 1885
Succeeded byJames H. Berry
Preceded byPowell Clayton
11th Governor of Arkansas
In officeNovember 12, 1874 - January 11, 1877
Succeeded byWilliam R. Miller
Preceded byElisha Baxter
Confederate States Senator
from Arkansas
In officeNovember 8, 1864 - May 10, 1865
Succeeded byEnd of Confederacy
Preceded byCharles B. Mitchel

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Augustus Hill Garland (June 11, 1832 January 26, 1899) was an Arkansas lawyer and politician. He was a senator in both the United States and the Confederate States, served as 11th Governor of Arkansas and as Attorney General of the United States in the first administration of Grover Cleveland.


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