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Ralph Izard

diplomat , senator

Ralph Izard, American diplomat, senator. member South Carolina. Legislature; member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1789-1795, president pro tem., 1794-1795.

Background

Izard, Ralph was born on January 23, 1742 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Henry and Margaret (Johnson) Izard.

Education

Graduate Christ College, Cambridge (England) University, 1762.

Career

Selected by Continental Congress as commissioner to Tuscany, 1777. Delegate from South Carolina. to Continental Congress, 1782-1783. Member South Carolina.

Legislature; member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1789-1795, president pro tem., 1794-1795. Founder, trustee College of Charleston.

Membership

Member South Carolina. Legislature; member United States Senate from South Carolina., 1789-1795, president pro tem., 1794-1795.

Connections

Married Alice DeLancey, May 1, 1767, 14 children.

father:
Henry Izard

mother:
Margaret (Johnson) Izard

spouse:
Alice DeLancey