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Ralph Izard

Ralph Izard, American diplomat, senator. member South Carolina. Legislature; member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1789-1795, president pro tem., 1794-1795.

Background

  • Izard, Ralph was born on January 23, 1742 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Henry and Margaret (Johnson) Izard.

  • Education

    • Graduate Christ College, Cambridge (England) University, 1762.

    Career

    • Selected by Continental Congress as commissioner to Tuscany, 1777. Delegate from South Carolina. to Continental Congress, 1782-1783. Member South Carolina.

      Legislature; member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1789-1795, president pro tem., 1794-1795. Founder, trustee College of Charleston.

    Membership

    Member South Carolina. Legislature; member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1789-1795, president pro tem., 1794-1795.

    Connections

    • Married Alice DeLancey, May 1, 1767, 14 children.
    • father: Henry Izard
    • mother: Margaret (Johnson) Izard
    • spouse: Alice DeLancey
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    Died March 30, 1804
    (aged 62)
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