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John RUTLEDGE, Congress, SC (1739-1800)

RUTLEDGE, John, (brother of Edward Rutledge and father of John Rutledge, Jr.), a Delegate from South Carolina; born in Christ Church Parish, S.C., in 1739; pursued classical studies; studied…

John RUTLEDGE, Jr., Congress, SC (1766-1819)

RUTLEDGE, John, Jr., (son of John Rutledge and nephew of Edward Rutledge), a Representative from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., in 1766; received private instruction and also…

Edward RUTLEDGE, Congress, SC (1749-1800)

RUTLEDGE, Edward, (brother of John Rutledge and uncle of John Rutledge, Jr.), a Delegate from South Carolina; born in Christ Church Parish, S.C., November 23, 1749; completed preparatory…

Supreme Court Justices

(Encyclopedia) Supreme Court Justices(including dates on bench)Chief JusticesJohn Jay1789–95John Rutledge1795Oliver Ellsworth1796–1800John Marshall1801–35Roger B. Taney1836–64Salmon P.…

Supreme Court Facts

Youngest justice appointed: Joseph Story (age 32)Oldest justice appointed: Horace Lurton (age 65)Oldest justice to serve: Oliver Wendell Holmes (retired at age 90)Shortest term as chief…

Thomas JOHNSON, Congress, MD (1732-1819)

JOHNSON, Thomas, a Delegate from Maryland; born near the mouth of St. Leonards Creek, Calvert County, Md., November 4, 1732; at an early age moved to Annapolis, Md.; studied law; was admitted…

South Carolina Overview

(Encyclopedia) South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and, across the Savannah River, Georgia (SW). Facts…

U.S. Constitution Primer

Balancing the rights of the federal government, the states, and individuals by Shmuel Ross U.S. Constitution Quizzes The Legislative Branch (Article I) The Excutive and Judicial Branches…