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Encyclopedia > William F. De Saussure

William Ford De Saussure (February 22, 1792 - March 13, 1870) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Charleston, he graduated from Harvard University in 1810, studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced in Charleston and Columbia. He was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1846 and a judge of the chancery court in 1847. February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35°12N... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and a member of the Ivy League. ... A bar association is a body of lawyers who, in some jurisdictions, are responsible for the regulation of the legal profession. ... The South Carolina House of Representatives is the lower house of the South Carolina General Assembly. ... The Chancery Court of York is an ecclesiastical court for the Province of York of the Church of England. ...


De Saussure was appointed, and subsequently elected, as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of R. Barnwell Rhett and served from May 10, 1852, to March 3, 1853; he resumed the practice of law in Columbia, and was a trustee of South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia for many years. He died in Columbia in 1870; interment was in Presbyterian Churchyard. The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (131st in leap years). ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The University of South Carolina, Columbia (USC or Carolina) is a public, co-educational, research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. ...


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Preceded by
Robert B. Rhett
United States Senator (Class 2) from South Carolina
1852–1853
Served alongside: Andrew P. Butler
Succeeded by
Josiah J. Evans

 
 

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