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 Daniel Elliott Huger

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Daniel Elliott Huger Famous memorial

Birth
Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Death
21 Aug 1854 (aged 75)
Sullivans Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID
6914962 View Source

U.S. Senator. Born the son of Continental Congressman Daniel Huger, he graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1798, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1799 and began to practice law in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives (1804-19), Brigadier General of South Carolina State Troops in 1814, judge of the circuit court (1819-30) and a member of the South Carolina State Senate (1830-32, 38-42). In 1843, he was elected as a State Rights Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John C. Calhoun and served until he resigned in 1845. After leaving the Senate, he was a delegate to the state-rights convention in 1852.

U.S. Senator. Born the son of Continental Congressman Daniel Huger, he graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1798, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1799 and began to practice law in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives (1804-19), Brigadier General of South Carolina State Troops in 1814, judge of the circuit court (1819-30) and a member of the South Carolina State Senate (1830-32, 38-42). In 1843, he was elected as a State Rights Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John C. Calhoun and served until he resigned in 1845. After leaving the Senate, he was a delegate to the state-rights convention in 1852.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 9 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6914962
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6914962/daniel-elliott-huger: accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Elliott Huger (28 Jun 1779–21 Aug 1854), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6914962, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.