Romulus Saunders
Saunders, Romulus Mitchell (1791-1867) — also known as Romulus M. Saunders — of North Carolina. Born near Milton, Caswell County, N.C., March 3, 1791. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1815-19, 1850-52; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1821-27, 1841-45 (9th District 1821-27, 8th District 1841-43, 5th District 1843-45); North Carolina state attorney general, 1828-34; state court judge in North Carolina, 1835-40, 1852-56; candidate for Governor of North Carolina, 1840; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1846-49. Died in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., April 21, 1867. Interment at Old City Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.

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