Joseph Singleton (Mint Superintendent)

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Joseph Singleton was the first superintendent of the Dahlonega Mint.[1] President Andrew Jackson nominated him for the position on December 19, 1836, which was approved by the United States Senate Committee on Finance.[2] He became superintendent in 1838 and remained in the position until 1841.[1]

Preceded by
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Superintendent of the Dahlonega Mint
1838–1841[1]
Succeeded by

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lester, Carl N. "An Illustrated History of the Georgia Gold Rush and the United States Branch Mint at Dahlonega, Georgia". Gold Rush Gallery Inc. Retrieved January 2, 2014.
  2. ^ United States Senate (1887). Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States. Vol. 4. p. 584.