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Franklin Harper Elmore

Franklin Harper Elmore, American banker, senator. member United States House of Representatives from South Carolina., 24th-25th congresses, December 19, 1836-1839; member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1850.

Background

  • Elmore, Franklin Harper was born on October 15, 1799 in Laurens district, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Archer and Sarah (Saxon) Elmore.

  • Education

    • Graduate South Carolina. College, 1819.

    Career

    • Solicitor Southern circuit, 1822-1837. Trustee South Carolina. College; member United States House of Representatives from South Carolina., 24th-25th congresses, December 19, 1836-1839.

      President Bank of South Carolina., 1839-1850. Member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1850.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives from South Carolina., 24th-25th congresses, December 19, 1836-1839. Member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1850.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Chesnut, Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1821.
    • father: John Archer Elmore
    • mother: Sarah (Saxon) Elmore
    • spouse: Harriet Chesnut
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    Born October 15, 1799
    Died March 29, 1850
    (aged 50)
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