Samuel Earle
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Samuel Earle
Samuel Earle
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 6th district

March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1797
Andrew Pickens
William Smith
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives

Personal details
Born(1760-11-28)November 28, 1760
Frederick County, Colony of Virginia, Great Britain
DiedNovember 24, 1833(1833-11-24) (aged 72)
Pendleton District, South Carolina, United States
Resting placeBeaverdam Cemetery, Oconee County, South Carolina
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Military service
AllegianceUnited States of America
Years of service1777-1782
Unit5th South Carolina Regiment
1st South Carolina Regiment

Samuel Earle (November 28, 1760 – November 24, 1833) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. Born in Frederick County, Virginia, he moved to South Carolina in 1774; he participated in the American Revolutionary War, entering the service as an ensign in the 5th South Carolina Regiment in 1777 and leaving as captain of a company of rangers in 1782. He was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1784 to 1788, and was a delegate to the State convention that ratified the U.S. Constitution on May 12, 1788; he was a delegate to the South Carolina Constitutional Convention in 1790.

Earle was elected as a Republican to the Fourth Congress, serving from March 4, 1795 to March 3, 1797. He died in Pendleton District, South Carolina, on November 24, 1833, four days shy of his 73rd birthday; interment was in Beaverdam Cemetery, Oconee County, South Carolina.

Elias Earle, Samuel's uncle, and John Baylis Earle, his cousin, were also U.S. Representatives from South Carolina.

External links

  • United States Congress. "Samuel Earle (id: E000010)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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