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James Louis Petigru
Birth: May 10, 1789
Abbeville
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1863
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

American lawyer and statesman. A graduate of South Carolina College, he worked as a school teacher while studying law, was admitted to the bar in 1812, and established a practice in Charleston. He served in the state legislature and as attorney general. He was federal district attorney from 1851-1853.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Pettigrew (1758 - 1837)
  Louise Guy Gibert Pettigrew (1767 - 1826)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Amelia Postell Petigru (1795 - 1868)
 
 Children:
  Albert Porcher Petigru (1818 - 1826)*
  Jane Caroline Petigru Carson (1820 - 1885)*
  Daniel Elliot Huger Petigru (1822 - 1863)*
  Susan Dupont Petigru Bowen (1824 - 1875)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Louis Petigru (1789 - 1863)
  Thomas Petigru (1793 - 1857)*
  Jane Gibert Pettigrew North (1800 - 1863)*
  Mary C Petigru (1803 - 1872)*
  Adele Petigru Allston (1810 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Michaels Church Cemetery
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Chinook
Record added: Oct 01, 2006
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Dear Sir, how I wish we had someone with your gumption fighting for us once again.
- Laurel Winthorpe
 Added: Oct. 3, 2014
"Thus he died: unnerved, unshakenBy opinion's subtle art;Now the stricken city weepeth,And the nation holds his heart.Tis for this we render honor-For he ranks among the fewWho, amid a reign of Error,Dared sublimely to be true."From our generation to your...(Read more)
- Stephen
 Added: May. 24, 2013

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