Theodore Gourdin
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Theodore Gourdin
Theodore Gourdin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd district

March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1815
David R. Williams
Benjamin Huger
Personal details
Born(1764-03-20)March 20, 1764
Kingstree, South Carolina
DiedJanuary 17, 1826(1826-01-17) (aged 61)
Pineville, South Carolina
Resting placeSaint Stephen, South Carolina

Theodore Gourdin (March 20, 1764 - January 17, 1826) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.


Born near Kingstree, South Carolina, Gourdin was educated in Charleston, South Carolina, and in Europe. He owned a plantation, on which he enslaved people, in Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

Gourdin was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Thirteenth Congress (March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1815).

Mrs. Theodore Gourdin (Elizabeth Gaillard) (1766-1835)

After his term, he resumed agricultural pursuits. He died in Pineville, South Carolina, January 17, 1826. He was interred in Episcopal Cemetery, St. Stephen, South Carolina.


  • United States Congress. "Theodore Gourdin (id: G000345)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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