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Daniel WALLACE

(1801-1859)

WALLACE, Daniel, a Representative from South Carolina; born near Laurens, S.C., May 9, 1801; received a limited schooling; moved to Union County in 1833; major general of State militia; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Union and Jonesville, Union County, S.C.; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1846-1847; elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James A. Black; reelected to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses and served from June 12, 1848, to March 3, 1853; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Jonesville, S.C., May 13, 1859; interment in Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Union, S.C.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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