Joseph Brevard

Joseph Brevard

Birth
Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Death 11 Oct 1821 (aged 55)
Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Plot Section 14
Memorial ID 8065045 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. During the Revolutionary War, he served as a First Lieutenant Quarter Master in the 2nd North Carolina Regiment, Continental Army. After the war, he was Sheriff of Camden District South Carolina, (1789-91) and commissioner in equity, in 1791. He then studied law, as admitted to the bar in 1792 and commenced practice in Camden, South Carolina. He was a member of South Carolina House of Representatives, (1796-99) and judge of the South Carolina State Supreme Court, (1801-15). In 1819, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixteenth Congress, serving until 1821. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he practiced law until his death at age 55.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 6 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8065045
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Brevard (19 Jul 1766–11 Oct 1821), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8065045, citing Quaker Cemetery, Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .