John Geddes

John Geddes

Birth
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death 4 Mar 1828 (aged 50)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8359979 · View Source
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South Carolina Governor. He graduated from the College of Charleston, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1797. He also was active in the South Carolina Militia, serving as a Cavalry Major. He was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, (1808-16) and served in the South Carolina Senate, (1816-18). In 1818, he was elected as a Democratic-Republican, the 47th Governor of South Carolina, serving until 1820. After leaving office, he was appointed Brigadier General of the South Carolina Militia, in 1821 and was Mayor of Charleston, (1824-25).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: In Loving Memory Of My Beloved Son Gary
  • Added: 5 Feb 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8359979
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Geddes (25 Dec 1777–4 Mar 1828), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8359979, citing First Scots Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .