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Langdon Cheves

banker , congressman

Langdon Cheves, American banker, congressman. member United States House of Representatives from South Carolina., 11th-13th congresses, 1811-1815, chairman ways and means committee, 1812-1813, chairman select commission on naval establishment, speaker, 1814.

Background

Cheves, Langdon was born on September 17, 1776 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, United States. Son of Alexander and Mary (Langdon) Chivas.

Career

President United States Bank, 1819-1822, put bank in order, strengthened its resources.

Membership

Member United States House of Representatives from South Carolina., 11th-13th congresses, 1811-1815, chairman ways and means committee, 1812-1813, chairman select commission on naval establishment, speaker, 1814.

Connections

Married Mary Dullas, May 6, 1806.

father:
Alexander Chivas

mother:
Mary (Langdon) Chivas

spouse:
Mary Dullas