Secretary of Confederate Treasury; member of South Carolina House of Representatives; cotton broker and native of Charleston, S.C.; Trenholm owned John Fraser & Company of Charleston, S.C., and shipped sea island cotton to Fraser, Trenholm, and Co. (Liverpool, England); Trenholm also owned interests in interests in steamships, railroads, banks, hotels, plantations, wharves, and cotton presses; father of William Lee Trenholm (1836-1901), who served as Captain, Company B, Seventh Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry.
From the description of George Alfred Trenholm papers, 1864-1923. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 43545546
Confederate secretary of the treasury, cotton merchant, and South Carolina legislator.
From the description of George Alfred Trenholm papers, 1853-1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980228