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Joseph Gist
Birth: Jan. 12, 1775
Union County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1836
Pinckneyville
Union County
South Carolina, USA

US Congressman. He was raised in Charleston, graduated from the College of Charleston, studied law with Robert Goodloe Harper, attained admission to the bar in 1799, and became an attorney in Pinckneyville in 1800. He served in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1802 to 1817, and was a member of the South Carolina College (now University of South Carolina) Board of Trustees from 1809 to 1821. Gist was commonly referred to as Colonel, most likely because he served on the military staff of Governor Charles Pinckney, or on the staff of Major General Thomas Pinckney during the War of 1812. In 1820 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democratic-Republican, and he was twice reelected as a Jacksonian, serving from 1821 to 1827. He did not run for reelection in 1826 and returned to Pinckneyville, where he practiced law until his death. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Gist (1740 - 1802)
  Sarah Gist (____ - 1794)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah S. McDaniel Gist (1780 - 1861)
 
Burial:
Gist Cemetery
Cross Keys
Union County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Mar 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34734847
Joseph Gist
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Jan. 12, 2014
I light a candle for Joseph Gist ...
- Candles
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- Marian and Richard--Rest in Peace
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