William Dunlap Simpson

William Dunlap Simpson

Birth
Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Death 26 Dec 1890 (aged 67)
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8164982 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Army Officer, CSA Congressman, South Carolina Governor. He joined the Confederate Army after the outbreak of the Civil War, becoming Lieutenant Colonel of the 14th South Carolina Infantry Regiment (McGowan's Brigade). He was elected to represent South Carolina in the Confederate House of Representatives, serving until the close of the war. He bacame Lieutenant Governor in 1876 and served until 1879 at which point he bacame Governor of South Carolina.He served in that office until 1880, when he bacame a Justice of the South Carolina State Supreme Court. His tnscription reads "Elder in Presbyterian Church; Legislator; Soldier; Confederate Congressman; Govenor; Chief Justice of SC."

Bio by: Lesley Hughes



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Lesley Hughes
  • Added: 8 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8164982
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Dunlap Simpson (23 Oct 1823–26 Dec 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8164982, citing Laurens City Cemetery, Laurens, Laurens County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .