John Rutledge, Governor, Signer of the US Constitution, 2nd Chief Justice of the United States

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John Rutledge, Jr.

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Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Charleston, SC, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. John Rutledge; Dr John Rutledge; Sarah Boone Rutledge and Sarah Hext
Husband of Elizabeth Rutledge and Elizabeth Grimke
Father of Martha Kinloch; John Rutledge, US Congress; Frederick Rutledge, Sr.; Charles Rutledge; Thomas Littleberry Rutledge and 2 others
Brother of Andrew Rutledge; Sarah Mathews; Mary Smith; Thomas Rutledge; Gov. Edward Rutledge, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" and 2 others

Occupation: Signer of the U.S. Constitution, Governor of South Carolina & 2nd Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Govenor of South Carolina, Supreme Court Justice, second Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. lawyer, judge
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About John Rutledge, Governor, Signer of the US Constitution, 2nd Chief Justice of the United States

John Rutledge (September 17, 1739 – July 23, 1800) was an American statesman and judge. He was the first Governor of South Carolina following the signing of the Declaration of Independence. For a time, he held dictatorial powers in that state. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, and he signed the United States Constitution. He served as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, and was the second Chief Justice of the Court from July to December 1795. He was the elder brother of Edward Rutledge, a signatory of the Declaration of Independence.

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John Rutledge, Governor, Signer of the US Constitution, 2nd Chief Justice of the United States's Timeline

1739
September 17, 1739
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1764
1764
Age 24
1766
1766
Age 26
Charleston, SC, USA
1769
March 1, 1769
Age 29
Charleston Charleston County South Carolina
1773
April 7, 1773
Age 33
1774
1774
Age 34
1776
January 25, 1776
Age 36
1783
September 3, 1783
Age 43