Badger, George Edmund (04/17/1795-05/11/1866)

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  • Occupation: U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy
  • Number of Terms: 2


  • Badger, George Edmund 1795-1866
  • Board of Regents
  • Citizen Regent


Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: Naval Historical Center; University of North Carolina; RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type



North Carolina

Short Legal Citation

  • 11 Stat. 142 (1856), Res. No. 1
  • 11 Stat. 440 (1859), Res. No. 1


  • All regents who represented states in the Confederacy were expelled during the Civil War.
  • American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Volume 3. New York: James T. White & Co., 1891. Reprint. Volumes 1-50. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms, 1967-1971; Who Was Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History." Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Revised Edition. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1967.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • Regent Tenure: 02/27/1856-02/21/1863
  • Civil War, 1861-1865


  • History
  • Regents
  • North Carolina


  • North Carolina
  • United States



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