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  Lowndes, William
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AffiliationDemocratic-Republican  
 
NameWilliam Lowndes
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Charleston, South Carolina , United States
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Born February 11, 1782
DiedOctober 27, 1822 (40 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifedChronicler
May 17, 2008 07:10pm
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InfoLOWNDES, William, (brother of Thomas Lowndes), a Representative from South Carolina; born on “Horseshoe” plantation, near Jacksonborough, St. Bartholomew’s parish, South Carolina, February 11, 1782; pursued classical studies in England and at home; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1804 and commenced practice in Charleston, S.C.; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1804-1808; captain of militia in 1807; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1811, until May 8, 1822, when he resigned; chairman, Committee on Ways and Means (Fourteenth and Fifteenth Congresses), Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Treasury (Fifteenth Congress); nominated by the general assembly of South Carolina for the office of President of the United States in 1821; died at sea while en route to England October 27, 1822; remains were buried at sea.

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Wife Elizabeth Pinckney Lowndes 00, 0000-
Father Rawlins Lowndes 1721-1800
Brother Thomas Lowndes 1766-1843
Father In-Law Thomas Pinckney 1750-1828

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