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George William Croft

George William Croft, American congressman, lawyer. member House of Representatives, South Carolina., 1882 and 1900; member Congress, 2d South Carolina. dist.

Background

  • Croft, George William was born on December 20, 1846 in Newberry, South Carolina, United States. Son of Theodore Gaillard and Eliza Webb (D’Oyley) Croft.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education at the Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina., 1863-1864. Attended University of Virginia, 1866-1867. Studied law under Governor B. F. Perry, Greenville, South Carolina.

    Career

    • April 17, 1873. Admitted to bar, 1869. President South Carolina. Bar Association, 1892, 1901.

      Elected to South Carolina. senate, 1880. Member House of Representatives, South Carolina., 1882 and 1900. Member Congress, 2d South Carolina. district, 1903-1905.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member House of Representatives, South Carolina., 1882 and 1900. Member Congress, 2d South Carolina. dist.

    Connections

    • Married Florence E. McMahon.
    • father: Theodore Gaillard Croft
    • mother: Eliza Webb (D’Oyley) Croft
    • spouse: Florence E. McMahon.
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    Died 1904
    (aged 57)
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