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George William Croft

congressman , lawyer

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.

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.