Robert Young Hayne

Robert Young Hayne

Birth
Colleton County, South Carolina, USA
Death 24 Sep 1839 (aged 47)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
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Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
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U.S. Senator, South Carolina Governor. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1812 and commenced to practice law in Charleston, South Carolina. During the War of 1812, he served as a Captain in the Charleston Cadet Riflemen and was Quartermaster General of the 3rd South Carolina Regiment. After the war, he was a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, (1814-18) and was South Carolina State Attorney General, (1818-22). In 1822, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the U.S. Senate, serving until 1832. In 1832, he was elected the 54th South Carolina Governor and served until 1834. After his term he was Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, (1835-37) and was president of the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Railroad, until his death.

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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 15 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8184382
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Young Hayne (11 Nov 1791–24 Sep 1839), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8184382, citing Saint Michaels Church Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .