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Joseph G. Baldwin

AKA Joseph Glover Baldwin

Born: Jan-1815
Birthplace: Winchester, VA
Died: 30-Sep-1864
Location of death: San Francisco, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi

Alabama state legislator 1844-9 as a Whig. His most celebrated work, Flush Times in Alabama and Mississippi, documented in humorous manner his life as a frontier lawyer. Baldwin then moved to California during the late part of the Gold Rush, and became a Judge on the Supreme Court of California 1857-64, the final year of which he was Chief Justice of that court.

Author of books:
The Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi: A Series of Sketches (1853, memoir)
Party Leaders: Sketches (1855, biography)
The Flush Times of California (1966, memoir, Ed. Robert E. Amacher and George W. Polhemus)

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