Artist: Hunter Howie
School: Lincoln Elementary
"1819 - William Wyatt Bibb - 1st Governor of Alabama"
1819 September 20-21: The first general election for governor, members of Congress, legislators, court clerks, and sheriffs is held as specified by state constitution. Territorial governor William Wyatt Bibb is elected the state's first governor.
Created: October 10, 2007
Alabama Department of Archives & History
624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
Phone: (334) 242-4435