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    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Lithograph of R.E.B. Baylor. 1881. On May 10, 1791 R.E.B. Baylor was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky. He moved to Alabama where he practiced law in Cahaba and Tuscaloosa. Baylor served two terms in the United States Congress from the Tuscaloosa district. In 1839 he was converted in Talladega County and received his license to preach. He moved to Texas where he served in the Texan Congress and was a Circuit Court judge for twenty-five years. He served on the Supreme Court for a brief period. Baylor served as a judge by day and preached at night. He held the position of moderator of the Union Association and president of the State Convention. With William M. Tryon, he wrote the charter for Baylor University, which bears his name. Baylor died December 30 of 1873. JPG file (408 KB)