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Samuel Mcgowan

jurist

Samuel Mcgowan, American jurist. member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1852-1865; member South Carolina. Constitutional Convention, 1865; member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1878-1879.

Background

Mcgowan, Samuel was born on October 9, 1819 in Laurens District, South Carolina, United States. Son of William and Jeannie (McWilliams) Mcgowan.

Education

Graduate South Carolina. College, 1841.

Career

Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1842. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1852-1865.

Served as captain Palmetto Regiment during Mexican War, 1846-1848. Served as colonel South Carolina. regiment, Civil War, 1861-1866. Member South Carolina.

Constitutional Convention, 1865. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1878-1879.

Judge South Carolina. Supreme Court, 1878-1893.

Membership

Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1852-1865. Member South Carolina.

Constitutional Convention, 1865. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1878-1879.

Connections

Married Susan Caroline Wardlaw, 7 children.

father:
William Mcgowan

mother:
Jeannie (McWilliams) Mcgowan

spouse:
Susan Caroline Wardlaw