Robert Marion
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Robert Marion
Robert Marion
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 1st district

March 4, 1805 - December 4, 1810
Thomas Lowndes
Langdon Cheves
Member of the South Carolina Senate from St. John's, Berkeley Parish

November 22, 1802 - November 23, 1805
Henry Laurens, Jr.
Thomas Porcher
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from St. Stephen's Parish

January 3, 1790 - December 19, 1795
Personal details
Born1766
Berkeley District, South Carolina
DiedMarch 22, 1811
Saint Stephen's Parish, South Carolina
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Alma materUniversity of the State of Pennsylvania
Professionplanter, politician

Robert Marion (1766 - March 22, 1811) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

Born 1766 in Berkeley District, South Carolina, Marion graduated from the University of the State of Pennsylvania (now the University of Pennsylvania), Philadelphia in 1784. He owned and managed a plantation at Belle Isle, South Carolina.

He served as a justice of quorum for St. Stephen's Parish and was the Justice of the Peace of Charleston, South Carolina. He then served in the State house of representatives from 1790 to 1796, and in the State senate from 1802 to 1805. Marion was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1805, until his resignation on December 4, 1810.

He died on his plantation in St. Stephen's Parish, March 22, 1811.

Sources

  • United States Congress. "Robert Marion (id: M000130)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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