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Encyclopedia > William Aiken
William Aiken
William Aiken
Born January 28, 1806
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Died September 6, 1887
Flat Rock, North Carolina, USA

William Aiken, Jr. was a governor of South Carolina. He served from 1844 to 1846. He was the son of William Aiken Sr., who was very involved in the introduction of the railroad into South Carolina. Aiken Jr. was married to Harriet Lowndes Aiken. He was a successful businessman and planter and lived in Charleston, South Carolina. His house, the Aiken-Rhett House, is part of the Historic Charleston foundation, and remains unrestored. January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Fedes Mores Juraque Curat Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Location in South Carolina Founded  -Incorporated 1670   County Berkeley County & Charleston County Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population {{{2000Pop}}} (26th)  - Density 51. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... Flat Rock is the name of some places in the U.S. state of North Carolina: Flat Rock, Henderson County, North Carolina Flat Rock, Surry County, North Carolina This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... A list of South Carolina Governors. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population {{{2000Pop}}} (26th)  - Density 51. ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ... Motto: Fedes Mores Juraque Curat Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Location in South Carolina Founded  -Incorporated 1670   County Berkeley County & Charleston County Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. ...



Preceded by:
James H. Hammond
Governor of South Carolina
1844–1846
Succeeded by:
David Johnson
Preceded by:
Isaac E. Holmes
U.S. Representative from South Carolina
1851–1853
Succeeded by:
William W. Boyce
Preceded by:
James L. Orr
U.S. Representative from South Carolina
1853–1857
Succeeded by:
William P. Miles


A list of South Carolina Governors. ... David Johnson, North American fur trapper of the Grand Teton mountains David Johnson, Governor of South Carolina 1846-1848 David Johnson, U.S. politician (Indiana) David Johnson (born 1951), English soccer player (Liverpool F.C.)—see David Johnson (football player) David Johnson, cinematographer (Alien vs. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from South Carolina to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... James Lawrence Orr (May 12, 1822–May 5, 1873) was an American politician who served as a Democratic Congressman from South Carolina from 1849 to 1859. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from South Carolina to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


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South Carolina SC - William Aiken - 1844-1846 (258 words)
Aiken was arrested by federal authorities for refusing to attend the raising of the US flag at Fort Sumter after its capture by Union troops.
Aiken was reelected to the US House of Representatives after the Civil War but was denied his seat.
On December 7, 1844, the South Carolina General Assembly elected Aiken for governor by secret ballot.
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