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Albert Collins Greene


In office
March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1851
Preceded by John B. Francis
Succeeded by Charles T. James

Born April 15, 1792
East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA
Died January 8, 1863
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Political party Whig
Profession Politician, Lawyer

Albert Collins Greene (April 15, 1792 – January 8, 1863) was a United States Senator from Rhode Island. Born in East Greenwich, he graduated from Kent Academy, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1812, and commenced practice in East Greenwich. He was a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives from 1815 to 1825, serving as speaker from 1821- to 1825. He was brigadier general, and then major general, of the Fourth Brigade of State Militia from 1816 to 1823 and was attorney general of Rhode Island from 1825 to 1843.

Greene was a member of the Rhode Island Senate in 1843-1844, and was elected as a Whig to the U.S. Senate, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1851; he was not a candidate for reelection, and was elected to the Rhode Island Senate in 1851 and 1852. In 1857 he was again a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. He retired from public life, and died in Providence; interment was in Grace Church Cemetery.

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United States Senate
Preceded by
John B. Francis
United States Senator (Class 1) from Rhode Island
March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1851
Served alongside: James F. Simmons and John H. Clarke
Succeeded by
Charles T. James
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