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John Rutledge Jr.

Birth
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death 1 Sep 1819 (aged 52–53)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 11841541 View Source
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US Congressman. He was the son of John Rutledge, United States Constitution Signer and United States Supreme Court Justice, and nephew of Declaration of Independence Signer Edward Rutledge. He was elected to represent his native South Carolina in the United States House of Representatives, serving first as an At-Large Delegate from 1797 to 1799, then representing the 1st District from 1799 to 1803. During the War of 1812 he commanded the 28th Regiment of South Carolina Militia, and after the war became a Brigadier General of the state's militia forces.

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  • Originally Created by: RPD2
  • Added: 28 Sep 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11841541
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/11841541/john-rutledge : accessed ), memorial page for John Rutledge Jr. (1766–1 Sep 1819), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11841541, citing Saint Peter's Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .