Earle, Joseph H. (Joseph Haynsworth), 1847-1897

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United States Senator, of South Carolina; born, 1847, in Greenville, S.C.; graduate, 1867, of Furman University (Greenville, S.C.); taught school, practiced law, and pursued agricultural and logging business interests; served in S.C. House of Representatives, 1878-1882; S.C. Senate, 1882-1886; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1880 and 1884; attorney general of South Carolina, 1886-1890; unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate, 1890; elected circuit judge, 1894; elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate and served from 4 Mar. 1897 until his death in Greenville, S.C., 20 May 1897.

From the description of Joseph H. Earle papers, 1890-1897. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 71342065

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Earle, Joseph Haynsworth, 1882-1959 person
associatedWith Evans, John Gary, 1863-1942. person
correspondedWith Nettles, Joseph Edward person
associatedWith Rice, James Henry, 1838-1911. person
associatedWith South Carolina. General Assembly corporateBody
associatedWith Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918 person
associatedWith Tillman, Sally Stark, d. 1927. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Virginia Earle Cleveland. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
South Carolina--Greenville County
South Carolina
Greenville (S.C.)
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Birth 1847

Death 1897

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