John Drayton

John Drayton

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Drayton was the 40th Governor of South Carolina on two non-consecutive occasions from 1800 to 1802 and 1808 to 1810, and was later a United States federal judge. Drayton was born on Magnolia Plantation in St. Andrews Parish near Charleston. He was educated at the College of New Jersey during the American Revolutionary War and afterwards read law at Inner Temple in London. Drayton received an LL.D from South Carolina College in 1807, an institution he helped establish. He was in private practice in Charleston from 1788 to 1794, and from 1796 to 1798, serving also as a warden of the City of Charleston in 1788. In 1792, Drayton was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives and was a member until 1798 when the General Assembly elected him as Lieutenant Governor of South Carolinashow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135763202
  • 9786135763201