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Henry Laurens Pinckney
Birth: Sep. 24, 1794
Death: Feb. 3, 1863

US Congressman. Born in in Charleston, South Carolina, he graduated from South Carolina College in 1812, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives (1816-32), founded the Charleston Mercury in 1819 and was its editor, (1830-32). In 1833, he was elected as a Nullifier to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1837. An unsuccessful candidate for renomination, he was Mayor of Charleston (1837-40), collector of the port of Charleston (1841-42), plus tax collector of St. Philip's and St. Michael's Parishes, (1845-63). He died at age 68 in Charleston, South Carolina. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Pinckney (1757 - 1824)
  Mary Eleanor Laurens Pinckney (1770 - 1794)
 
 Spouse:
  Sabina Elliott Ramsay Pinckney (1793 - 1853)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Laurens Pinckney (1821 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frances Henrietta Pinckney Hayne (1790 - 1818)*
  Mary Eleanor Laurens Pinckney Ramsay (1792 - 1840)*
  Henry Laurens Pinckney (1794 - 1863)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 05, 2002
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- Tom A. Hawk
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Rest in Peace, Henry.
- Mary
 Added: Mar. 8, 2008
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