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Joseph Brevard Kershaw

army officer , jurist

Joseph Brevard Kershaw, American army officer, jurist. member South Carolina. Legislature, 1852-1856; member South Carolina. Secession Convention, 1860.

Background

Kershaw, Joseph Brevard was born on January 5, 1822 in Camden, South Carolina, United States. Son of Colonel John and Harrietta (Du Bose) Kershaw.

Career

President South Carolina. Senate, 1865.

Membership

Member South Carolina. Legislature, 1852-1856. Member South Carolina.

Secession Convention, 1860.

Connections

Married Lucretia Douglas, 1844, 5 children.

father:
Colonel John Kershaw

mother:
Harrietta (Du Bose) Kershaw

spouse:
Lucretia Douglas