Brawley, William H., 1841-1916

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Charleston, S.C. attorney, judge, South Carolina state representative, and U.S. representative. Born in Chester, S.C., Brawley served in the Confederate army during the Civil War and was admitted to the bar in 1866. After serving as solicitor of the Chester circuit court, he moved to Charleston where he practiced law in partnership with W.D. Porter, and later, Joseph W. Barnwell. He was also a director of the South Carolina Railroad Co. and the Charleston & Savannah Railroad Co. Brawley married Marion E. Porter in 1868; after her death in 1906 he married Mildred Frost.

From the description of William H. Brawley papers, ca. 1858-ca. 1885. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36794154

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From the description of Papers, 1893. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38519008

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Mayfield, Wesley. Letters, 1881 Mar. 11 and 26. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Melville Weston Fuller Papers, 1794-1949, (bulk 1849-1910) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wendell family papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910. Melville Weston Fuller papers, 1794-1949 (bulk 1849-1910). Library of Congress
creatorOf Brawley, William Huggins, 1841-1916. Papers of William Brawley [manuscript] 1864-1956. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brawley, William H., 1841-1916. William H. Brawley papers, ca. 1858-ca. 1885. South Carolina Historical Society
creatorOf Brawley, William H., 1841-1916. Papers, 1893. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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associatedWith Brawley Marion E. Porter, 1843-1906. person
associatedWith Brawley, Marion Porter, 1872?-1956. person
correspondedWith Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910. person
correspondedWith Mayfield, Wesley. person
associatedWith Porter & Brawley (Charleston, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919, person
associatedWith South Carolina Railroad. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
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South Carolina
South Carolina--Books and reading
South Carolina
Charleston (S.C.)
African Americans


Birth 1841-05-13

Death 1916-11-15



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