Richardson, J. S. (John Smythe), 1828-1894

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Dates:
Birth 1828-02-29
Death 1894-02-24

Biographical notes:

Journalist, lawyer, Confederate officer, planter, state representative, and U.S. Representative (1879-1883) from Sumter District, S.C.; educated at South Carolina College, Class of 1850; began practicing law in 1852; during Civil War entered the Confederate Army as a Captain of Infantry; later promoted to adjutant of the Twenty-third Regiment, South Carolina Infantry; member of the S.C. House, 1865-1867; appointed agent of the State of South Carolina in 1866 to apply for and receive the land script donated to South Carolina by Congress; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1876; master in equity for Sumter County, S.C., 1884-1893; husband of Agnes Davison McDowell.

From the description of John Smythe Richardson papers 1767-ca. 1900. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 750441501

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Subjects:

  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Summer resorts
  • Legislators
  • Women teachers
  • Law--Cases
  • Health resorts, watering places, etc

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Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Sumter County (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Sumter (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)