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Encyclopedia > John E. Colhoun
John Ewing Colhoun
John Ewing Colhoun
Junior Senator, South Carolina
Term of office:
March 4, 1801October 26, 1802
Political party: Democratic-Republican
Preceded by: Jacob Read
Succeeded by: Pierce Butler
Born: 1750
Staunton, Virginia, USA
Died: October 26, 1802
Pendleton, South Carolina, USA
Spouse: Floride Bonneau Colhoun

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Early Life

Born in Staunton, Virginia, he attended the common schools and graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1774. He was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1778 to 1800. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1783, commencing practice in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a farmer and was elected a member of the privy council and was also a commissioner of confiscated estates in 1785. West Beverley Street in downtown Staunton Staunton is an independent city within the confines of Augusta County in the commonwealth of Virginia. ... one of the earlier names for Princeton University Trenton State College is now known as The College of New Jersey This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Princeton University is a coeducational private university located in Princeton, New Jersey in the United States of America. ... Chesma Column in Tsarskoe Selo, commemorating the end of the Russo-Turkish War. ... The South Carolina House of Representatives is the lower house of the South Carolina General Assembly. ... 1778 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1800 (MDCCC) was an exceptional common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. ... A bar association is a body of lawyers who, in some jurisdictions, are responsible for the regulation of the legal profession. ... 1783 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City, Chucktown, Port City, Charlie O C-Port City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, especially in a monarchy. ... Commissioner is a designation that may be used for a variety of official positions, especially referring to a high-ranking public (administrative or police) official, or an analogous official in the private sector (e. ... 1785 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Family

Colhoun married Floride Bonneau. They had three children, John Ewing Colhoun, Jr. (17??-18??), who became a planter, James Edward Colhoun (1798-1889 later changed last name to Calhoun), who would become an officer in the U.S. Navy in the 1820's and, too, was a planter, and Floride Bonneau Colhoun (1792-1766) who would married her father's first cousin John Caldwell Calhoun making him also be Colhoun's son-in-law. She became Second Lady of the United States in 1825. Colhoun was also a first cousin of Joseph Calhoun. 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... Floride Calhoun (February 15, 1792-July 25, 1866, was the wife of prominent U.S. politician John C. Calhoun. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... John Caldwell Calhoun (March 18, 1782–March 31, 1850), was a prominent United States politician in the first half of the 19th century. ... Lynne Cheney, the current Second Lady of the United States The Second Lady of the United States is an unofficial title for the wife of the Vice President of the United States styled relatively to the formal title of the First Lady who is wife to the President and principal... 1825 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Joseph Calhoun (1750—1817) a Representative from South Carolina; born in Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia, October 22, 1750; moved with his father to South Carolina in 1756 and settled in Granville District, on Little River, near the present town of Abbeville. ...


Senator

In 1801, Colhoun was a member of the South Carolina Senate and was a member of the committee which was instructed to report a modification of the judiciary system of the United States. He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the 7th United States Congress as a senator, serving from March 4, 1801 until his death on October 26, 1802 in Pendleton, South Carolina. He was interned in the family cemetery in the Old Pendleton District (now Pickens County, South Carolina). The Union Jack, flag of the newly formed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... The South Carolina Senate is the upper house of the South Carolina General Assembly. ... In law, the judiciary or judicature is the system of courts which administer justice in the name of the sovereign or state, and provide a mechanism for the resolution of disputes. ... The Democratic-Republican party was a United States political party, which evolved early in the history of the United States. ... Seventh United States Congress Links and spelling have to be verified. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... The Union Jack, flag of the newly formed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... --69. ... Pendleton is a town located in Anderson County, South Carolina, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,966. ... Pickens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ...


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Preceded by:
Jacob Read
U.S. Senator (Class 3) from South Carolina
March 4, 1801October 26, 1802
Served alongside: Charles Pinckney and Thomas Sumter
Succeeded by:
Pierce Butler

 
 

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