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  Bennett, Jr., Thomas
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AffiliationDemocratic-Republican   
NameThomas Bennett, Jr.
Address
Charleston, South Carolina , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born August 14, 1781
DiedJanuary 30, 1865 (83 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifedJoshua L.
Oct 26, 2003 06:45pm
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InfoPolitical Party: Democratic-Republican



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Born: August 14, 1781 in Charleston, SC


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Religion: Congregationalist and Presbyterian


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Education



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Occupations
Architect
Banker


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Died: January 30, 1865 in Charleston, SC


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Buried: Charleston, SC in Magnolia Cemetery


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Major Events and Accomplishments - 1820-1822
A new law prohibited citizens from granting emancipation to their slaves without the General Assembly's permission - 1820
A freed slave named Denmark Vesey incited a slave rebellion, causing increased fears of slave uprisings and distrust of the abolition movement - 1822


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Other Government Positions
South Carolina House of Representatives - 1804-1806, 1808-1810, 1812-1818
South Carolina Senate - 1819-1820, 1837-1840


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Other Accomplishments, Honors, Distinctions, etc.
Bennettsville, SC was named for Governor Bennett.


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  12/07/1820 SC Governor Won 70.62% (+41.25%)
  12/05/1816 SC Governor Lost 45.28% (-9.43%)
  12/05/1814 SC Governor Lost 1.25% (-84.38%)
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