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Lawyer

George Lamb Buist, American lawyer. Served through entire war, becoming major of artillery Had practiced in Charleston, since 1865, senior; Member House Representatives, South Carolina., 1877-1880, senate, 1882-1898. Trustee Charleston College.

Background

Buist, George Lamb was born on September 4, 1838 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of George and Mary Edwards (Jones) Buist.

Education

Educated Charleston schools and Charleston College. Admitted to bar, 1860.

Career

Entered C.S.A., 1861, as Lieutenant Palmetto Guard, participated in bombardment of Fort Sumter and had command of one of iron guns in iron battery on Morris Island.

Membership

Served through entire war, becoming major of artillery Had practiced in Charleston, since 1865, senior. Member House Representatives, South Carolina., 1877-1880, senate, 1882-1898. Trustee Charleston College.

Connections

Married Martha Allston White, 1862.

father:
George Buist

mother:
Mary Edwards (Jones) Buist

spouse:
Martha Allston White