James Louis Petigru Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, South Carolina. College, 1809.
Admitted to bar, 1812. Elected solicitor Abbeville County, South Carolina., 1816. Attorney general South Carolina., 1822.
Unsuccessful Union candidate for South Carolina. Senate, 1830, elected to fill vacancy in lower house, 1830, became leader of anti-nullificationists. United States district attorney, 2 years.
South Carolina. code commissioner, 1859-1863.
Married Jane Postell, August 17, 1816.