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Franklin Harper Elmore

banker , senator

Franklin Harper Elmore, American banker, senator. member United States House of Representatives from South Carolina., 24th-25th congresses, December 19, 1836-1839; member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1850.

Background

Elmore, Franklin Harper was born on October 15, 1799 in Laurens district, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Archer and Sarah (Saxon) Elmore.

Education

Graduate South Carolina. College, 1819.

Career

Solicitor Southern circuit, 1822-1837. Trustee South Carolina. College; member United States House of Representatives from South Carolina., 24th-25th congresses, December 19, 1836-1839.

President Bank of South Carolina., 1839-1850. Member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1850.

Membership

Member United States House of Representatives from South Carolina., 24th-25th congresses, December 19, 1836-1839. Member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1850.

Connections

Married Harriet Chesnut, Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1821.

father:
John Archer Elmore

mother:
Sarah (Saxon) Elmore

spouse:
Harriet Chesnut