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Samuel Mcgowan

Samuel Mcgowan, American jurist. member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1852-1865; member South Carolina. Constitutional Convention, 1865; member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1878-1879.

Background

  • Mcgowan, Samuel was born on October 9, 1819 in Laurens District, South Carolina, United States. Son of William and Jeannie (McWilliams) Mcgowan.

  • Education

    • Graduate South Carolina. College, 1841.

    Career

    • Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1842. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1852-1865.

      Served as captain Palmetto Regiment during Mexican War, 1846-1848. Served as colonel South Carolina. regiment, Civil War, 1861-1866. Member South Carolina.

      Constitutional Convention, 1865. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1878-1879.

      Judge South Carolina. Supreme Court, 1878-1893.

    Membership

    Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1852-1865. Member South Carolina.

    Constitutional Convention, 1865. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1878-1879.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Caroline Wardlaw, 7 children.
    • father: William Mcgowan
    • mother: Jeannie (McWilliams) Mcgowan
    • spouse: Susan Caroline Wardlaw
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    Born October 9, 1819
    Died August 9, 1897
    (aged 77)
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