John K. Griffin

John K. Griffin

Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Death 1 Aug 1841 (aged 52)
Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 29536104 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. A successful planter, he served as a Brigadier General in command of the South Carolina Militia during the War of 1812. After the war, he served in the South Carolina State House of Representatives, (1816-19) and was a member of the South Carolina State Senate, (1820-24, 28). In 1831, he was elected as a Nullifier to the Twenty-second through Twenty-fifth Congresses and reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress, serving until 1841. Shortly after leaving office, he died at age 51.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John K. Griffin (15 Jun 1789–1 Aug 1841), Find a Grave Memorial no. 29536104, citing Old Little River Dominick Presbyterian Cemetery, Laurens County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .