Robert Smalls, American congressman. famous when he guided The Planter past Charleston forts into United States Squadron blockading the harbor, May 1862. member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1868-1870, South Carolina. Senate, 1870-1874; member United States Congress (Republican) from South Carolina., 44th-45th, 47th-49th congresses, 1875-1879, July 19, 1882-1883, 84-87.
- Captain, commander; delegate South Carolina. Constl; general South Carolina. Militia, 1865-1877; delegate South Carolina.
Born April 5, 1839