Patrick Noble

Patrick Noble

South Carolina, USA
Death 7 Apr 1840 (aged 52–53)
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Willington, McCormick County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 25731504 · View Source
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Governor of South Carolina. A law partner of John C. Calhoun, he served as Governor of South Carolina from 1838 to 1840. He died in office.

Bio by: Garver Graver


Here repose
the mortal remains of
who died at Abbeville Court House
the 7th day of April 1840 in the 53rd year of this age.
He was a native of Abbeville District, which he
represented successively in the Senate and House
pf Representatives of South Carolina during a long
course of years, and was finally elected Governor,
which office he held at the time of his death. As a public
man he was distinguished by moderation, resulting
from a mild and even temperament, and by firmness
of purpose, proceeding from a high sense of duty
and a sound judgement, drawing its conclusions
from careful and dispassionate examination.
In all the relations of private life he was singularly
exemplary, and in public and private such was the
unblemished purity of his character that both friends
and opponents would concur in inscribing on his tomb:
"Here lie the bones of an honest man."
The example of his virtues, silently impressed upon
the community in which he lived, contributed largely
to the formation of the high moral character of his
native District; and long will that District,
in common with the whole State, deplore his loss.



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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
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