Robert Francis Withers Allston (1801 - 1864) MP

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Birthplace: Georgetown, South Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Georgetown, South Carolina, United States
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About Robert Francis Withers Allston

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Francis_Withers_Allston

Robert Francis Withers Allston (April 21, 1801 – April 7, 1864) was the 67th Governor of South Carolina. He was born in All Saints Parish, South Carolina in 1801.


He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1821, and resigned from the army less than a year later.


He was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1826, serving in that body through 1832. In 1834, he was elected to the South Carolina Senate, serving in that body until 1856, being appointed Senate President in 1847. From 1856 to 1858 he served as Governor of South Carolina.


References:

  • Who Was Who in America: Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Chicago: Quincy Who's Who, 1967.
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Robert Francis Withers Allston, 67th Governor of South Carolina's Timeline

1801
April 21, 1801
Georgetown, South Carolina, United States
1832
April 5, 1832
Age 30
1833
1833
Age 31
1835
January 1, 1835
Age 33
1842
June 18, 1842
Age 41
1842
Age 40
1845
1845
Age 43
1848
1848
Age 46
1856
1856
Age 54
1864
April 7, 1864
Age 62
Georgetown, South Carolina, United States