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 Robert Barnwell Rhett

Robert Barnwell Rhett

Birth
Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
Death 14 Sep 1876 (aged 75)
St. James Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 18826 · View Source
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South Carolina Statesman. He was the South Carolina Attorney General in 1832 and a member of Congress from 1837 through 1847 and became a United States Senator where he served from 1850 through 1852. Several years before the Civil War he became a big advocate of secession from the United States. When South Carolina joined the Confederacy in 1861 the became a member of the Confederate Provisional Congress.



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18826
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Barnwell Rhett (21 Dec 1800–14 Sep 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18826, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .