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 Jesse Franklin Cleveland

Jesse Franklin Cleveland

Birth
Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 22 Jun 1841 (aged 36)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
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Memorial ID 6914875 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Greenville, South Carolina, he moved to Georgia and was a member of the Georgia State Senate, (1831-34). In 1835, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William Schley, reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress, serving until 1839. After his term, he engaged in the mercantile business and served as a director of the Bank of South Carolina, until his death at age 36 in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Born Greenville, SC. Died Charleston, SC. At an early age he removed to the State of Georgia where his engaging & conciliatory manners & upright gentlemanly deportment soon won for him the esteem and confidence of his fellow ? who successively honored him with seats in the Senate of the State and in Congress. He voluntarily quitted the public service and removed to Charleston where he died a resident merchant.


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  • Added: 9 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6914875
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Franklin Cleveland (25 Oct 1804–22 Jun 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6914875, citing Springwood Cemetery, Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .