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Encyclopedia > Henry Middleton (governor)

Henry Midleton (September 28, 1770June 14, 1846) was an American planter and political leader from Charleston, South Carolina. He was Governor of South Carolina (1810-1812), represented South Carolina in the U. S. Congress (1815-1819), and served as Minister to Russia (1820-1830). September 28 is the 271st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (272nd in leap years). ... 1770 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Fedes Mores Juraque Curat Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Founded Incorporated 1670   County Berkeley and Charleston Counties Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. ... A list of South Carolina Governors. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: Palmetto State Official languages English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Senators Lindsey Graham (R) Jim DeMint (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 6 Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012,012 51. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the Senate. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1819 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...

His father (Arthur Middleton) and his grandfather (Henry Middleton) had both served in the Continental Congress. Arthur Middleton (June 26, 1742–January 1, 1787), of Charleston, South Carolina, was a signer of the Great Britain, at Westminster School, Hackney, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. ... Henry Middleton (1717–June 13, 1784) of South Carolina was the second President of the Continental Congress, and thus the leader of what was to become the United States, from October 22, 1774 until Peyton Randolph was able to resume his duties briefly beginning on May 10, 1775. ...

External link

  • biographic sketch at U.S. Congress website

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