William John Grayson

William John Grayson

Birth
Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
Death 4 Oct 1863 (aged 74)
Newberry, Newberry County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 6914979 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from South Carolina College, in 1809, studied law and was admitted to the bar and proceeded to practice law at Beaufort, South Carolina, in 1822. He was a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, (1813-15, 22-25) and served in the South Carolina State Senate, (1826-31). In addition, he was commissioner in equity for Beaufort District in 1831, when elected as a Nullifier to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses, serving (1833-37). After his term, he was collector of customs at Charleston, South Carolina, (1841-53). He died in retirement on his plantation at age 74.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 9 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6914979
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William John Grayson (10 Nov 1788–4 Oct 1863), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6914979, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .