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Lemuel Benton

  • Birth 1754 Granville County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 18 May 1818 Darlington, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Darlington, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 13410276

US Congressman. A native of Granville County, North Carolina, he served as a Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Elected to represent South Carolina's 3rd District and as At-Large in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1793 to 1799. He was defeated in 1798. He also served as a Member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives from 1782 to 1788, County Justice from 1785 to 1791, and as a Delegate to the South Carlina State House of Representatives in 1790.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 21 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13410276
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lemuel Benton (1754–18 May 1818), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13410276, citing Benton Family Burial Ground, Darlington, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .