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 John Geddes

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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

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).

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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