Edward Rutledge DOI

Edward Rutledge was born in Charleston, South Carolina on 23 November 1749 and Died on 23. Ge==He was the youngest of seven children. January 1800. He was an Anglican and married Henrietta Middleton on 1 March 1774 and they had three children. He studied law at Oxford University and was admitted to the English bar and returned to Charleston to Practice. He was elected Governor of South Carolina and served from 18 December 1798 to 23 January 1800. He was captured by the British in 1780 and released the following year. Upon his release he returned to the state assembly and served until 1796.




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