Benjamin Huger (congressman)
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Benjamin Huger Congressman
Benjamin Huger
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President of the South Carolina Senate

November 23, 1818 – December 20, 1821
GovernorAndrew Pickens
John Geddes
Thomas Bennett, Jr.
John Lyde Wilson
Jacob B. I'On
Member of the South Carolina Senate from All Saints Parish

November 23, 1818 – July 7, 1823
Francis Kinloch Huger
William Amis Dillard Bryan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd district

March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1817
Theodore Gourdin
James Ervin

March 4, 1799 - March 3, 1805
Lemuel Benton
David R. Williams
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Prince George's, Winyah Parish

November 15, 1813 – December 24, 1813

November 24, 1806 – August 29, 1812

November 28, 1796 – December 16, 1797
Personal details
Born1768
Charleston County, South Carolina
DiedJuly 7, 1823
Georgetown, South Carolina
Political partyFederalist
Professionplanter, politician

Benjamin Huger (1768 - July 7, 1823) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. Born at or near Charleston in 1768, he pursued an academic course and engaged in the cultivation of rice on the Waccamaw River. He was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1796 to 1798, and was elected as a Federalist to the Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth U.S. Congresses, serving from March 4, 1799 to March 3, 1805. He was again a member of the State house of representatives from 1806 to 1813, and was then elected to the Fourteenth U.S. Congress, serving from March 4, 1815 to March 3, 1817. He was a member of the South Carolina Senate from 1818 to 1823 and served as its president from 1819 to 1822. He died on his estate on Waccamaw River, near Georgetown, South Carolina; interment was in All Saints' Churchyard.

References

  • United States Congress. "Benjamin Huger (id: H000915)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Benjamin Huger at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Lemuel Benton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd congressional district

1799-1805
Succeeded by
David R. Williams
Preceded by
Theodore Gourdin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd congressional district

1815-1817
Succeeded by
James Ervin

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