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Charles Pinckney Edit Profile

senator , governor of South Carolina

Charles Pinckney, American senator, governor of South Carolina.

Background

Pinckney, Charles was born on October 26, 1757 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Colonel Charles and Frances (Brewton) Pinckney.

Career

President South Carolina. Constl; president South Carolina. State Constl; minister to Spain, 1801-1804.

Membership

Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1779-1784, 86-89, 92-96, 1805-1806, 10-14. Member Continental Congress, 1784-1787.

Member United States Constitutional Convention, 1787, submitted proposed draft of federal constitution (many provisions of which were incorporated into United States Constitution). Member United States Senate (Democrat) from South Carolina., December 6, 1798-1805. Member United States House of Representatives from South Carolina., (Democrat) 16th Congress, 1819-1821.

Connections

Married Mary Laurens, April.

father:
Colonel Charles Pinckney

mother:
Frances (Brewton) Pinckney

spouse:
Mary Laurens