Creator

Date Original

1963

Description

This collection contains a short biography on General Grandison D. Royston written around 1963.

Biographical/Historical Note

Grandison Delaney Royston (1809–1889) was a prominent Arkansas politician. He was born in Carter County, Tennessee and later moved to Arkansas. He served in the Arkansas House of Representatives in 1837 and the Arkansas State Senate in 1858. He represented the state in the First Confederate Congress from 1862 to 1864 In 1874 Royston was elected president of the Arkansas Constitutional Convention. He died August 14, 1889 in Washington, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.062.025

Resource Type

Text

Collection

General Grandison D. Royston biography, SMC.062.025

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

General Grandison D. Royston biography, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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