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 Benjamin Huger

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Benjamin Huger Famous memorial

Birth
Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death
7 Jul 1823 (aged 54–55)
Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA
Burial
Pawleys Island, Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID
7188520 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He pursued an academic course and engaged in the cultivation as a rice planter on the Waccamaw River. Entering politics, he was a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives (1796-98). In 1799, he was elected as a Federalist to the Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Congresses, serving until 1805. After leaving Congress, he was again a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives (1806-13), elected to the Fourteenth Congress, serving (1815-17), and a member of the South Carolina State Senate, serving from 1818 until his death.

U.S. Congressman. He pursued an academic course and engaged in the cultivation as a rice planter on the Waccamaw River. Entering politics, he was a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives (1796-98). In 1799, he was elected as a Federalist to the Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Congresses, serving until 1805. After leaving Congress, he was again a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives (1806-13), elected to the Fourteenth Congress, serving (1815-17), and a member of the South Carolina State Senate, serving from 1818 until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 15 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7188520
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7188520/benjamin-huger: accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Huger (1768–7 Jul 1823), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7188520, citing All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery, Pawleys Island, Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.