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Lawyer , army officer

James Johnston Pettigrew, American lawyer, army officer. member South Carolina. General Assembly, 1856.

Background

Pettigrew, James Johnston was born on July 4, 1828 in “Bonarva,” Tyrell County, North Carolina, United States. Son of Ebenezer and Ann (Shepard) Pettigrew.

Education

Graduated from the University North Carolina, 1847.

Career

Assistant professor United States Naval Observatory, Washington, District of Columbia, 1847-1849. General Assembly, 1856.

Membership

Member South Carolina. General Assembly, 1856.

Connections

father:
Ebenezer Pettigrew

mother:
Ann (Shepard) Pettigrew