Andrew Robison Govan (1794 - 1841)

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Birthplace: Orange Parish, Orangeburg District, South Carolina
Death: Died in Marshall County, Mississippi
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About Andrew Robison Govan

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Andrew Robison Govan (January 13, 1794 – June 27, 1841) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

Born in Orange Parish, Orangeburg District, South Carolina, Govan pursued classical studies at a private school in Willington, South Carolina, and was graduated from South Carolina College at Columbia in 1813. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1820–1821.

Govan was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Seventeenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Overstreet.

Govan was elected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, and reelected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth Congress, and served from December 4, 1822, to March 3, 1827. He moved to Mississippi in 1828 and devoted the remainder of his life to planting. He died in Marshall County, Mississippi, June 27, 1841. He was interred in the family cemetery on the estate, "Snowdown" plantation in Marshall County.

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Andrew Robison Govan, US Congress's Timeline

1794
1794
Orange Parish, Orangeburg District, South Carolina
1829
1829
Age 35
1829
Age 35
1831
1831
Age 37
1838
1838
Age 44
1840
1840
Age 46
1841
1841
Age 47
Marshall County, Mississippi
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Govan Family Cemetery (Snowdown Plantation) Hudsonville Marshall County Mississippi