William K. Clowney
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William K. Clowney
William Kennedy Clowney
39th Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina

December 9, 1840 - December 8, 1842
GovernorJohn Peter Richardson II
Barnabas Kelet Henagan
Isaac Donnom Witherspoon
Member of the South Carolina Senate

1840
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 7th district

March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839
James Rogers
James Rogers

March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835
William T. Nuckolls
James Rogers
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives

1830-1831
Personal details
Born(1797-03-21)March 21, 1797
Pinckney District, South Carolina
DiedMarch 12, 1851(1851-03-12) (aged 53)
Union, South Carolina
Political partyNullifier
Professionlawyer

William Kennedy Clowney (March 21, 1797 - March 12, 1851) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

Biography

Early life

Born in Union County, South Carolina, Clowney attended private schools and an academy. He was graduated from the South Carolina College at Columbia in 1818.

Career

He taught in the public schools of Unionville and later at the University of South Carolina. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1830-1831. He was admitted to the bar and began practice in Union. He served as commissioner in equity of South Carolina 1830-1833.

He was elected as a Nullifier to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835) and then again as a Nullifier to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1839). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War for the Twenty-fifth Congress. He served as member of the State senate in 1840. He also served as Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina.

Death

He died in Union, South Carolina, on March 12, 1851, and was interred in Fairforest Cemetery, South Carolina.

Sources

  • United States Congress. "William K. Clowney (id: C000534)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William T. Nuckolls
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 7th congressional district

1833-1835
Succeeded by
James Rogers
Preceded by
James Rogers
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 7th congressional district

1837-1839
Succeeded by
James Rogers
Political offices
Preceded by
Barnabas Kelet Henagan
Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
1840-1842
Succeeded by
Isaac Donnom Witherspoon

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