William Wyatt Bibb

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William Wyatt Bibb
1st Governor of Alabama
In office
14 December 1819 – 10 July 1820
Territory: 6 March 1817– 14 December 1819
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byThomas Bibb
United States Senator
from Georgia
In office
6 November 1813 – 9 November 1816
Preceded byWilliam B. Bulloch
Succeeded byGeorge Troup
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's at-large district
In office
26 January 1807 – 6 November 1813
Preceded byThomas Spalding
Succeeded byAlfred Cuthbert
Member of the
Georgia House of Representatives
from Elbert County
In office
Personal details
Born(1781-10-02)October 2, 1781
Amelia County, Virginia
DiedJuly 10, 1820(1820-07-10) (aged 38)
Elmore County, Alabama
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Spouse(s)Mary Freeman
Alma materCollege of William & Mary;
University of Pennsylvania

William Wyatt Bibb (2 October 1781 – 10 July 1820) was a United States Senator from Georgia. He was the first Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama. Bibb County, Alabama, and Bibb County, Georgia, are named for him.

He was a member of the Democratic-Republican political party. Bibb served as governor of the Alabama Territory from August 1817 to December 1819, and as the first elected governor of the state of Alabama from December 1819 to his death on July 10, 1820.