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William Washington Gordon I

namesake of Gordon County, Georgia


Born: 1796 - Died 1842
First Georgian to graduate from U. S. Army Military Academy at West Point.
Mayor of Savannah.
He was the grandfather of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of Girl Scouts of America.
A monument to William Washington Gordon stands at the center of Wright Square in Savannah. The monument was erected in 1893.

Here is another picture of the monument.

An 1898 picture of the monument can be seen here.

Gordon Monument - 1974

He was the son of Ambrose Gordon.
Gordon Family Papers
Historical Marker


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