Richard Winn

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Richard Winn
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1813
Preceded byWilliam Butler
Succeeded byDavid R. Evans
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th district
In office
January 24, 1802 – March 3, 1803
Preceded byThomas Sumter
Succeeded byWade Hampton I
In office
March 4, 1793 – March 3, 1797
Preceded byThomas Sumter
Succeeded byThomas Sumter
19th Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
In office
December 4, 1800 – December 8, 1802
GovernorJohn Drayton
Preceded byJohn Drayton
Succeeded byEzekiel Pickens
Personal details
Born1750
Fauquier County, Virginia Colony
DiedDecember 19, 1818 (aged 67-68)
Duck River (Tennessee), US
Resting placeGreenwood Cemetery, Columbia, Tennessee
Political partyAnti-Administration (until 1795)
Other political
affiliations
Democratic-Republican (after 1795)
Spouse(s)Sarah Hall Winn
Military service
AllegianceUnited States United States
Branch/serviceContinental Army
South Carolina militia
RankGeneral
Battles/warsAmerican Revolutionary War

Richard Winn (1750 – December 19, 1818) was an American merchant, surveyor, and politician from Winnsboro, South Carolina. During the American Revolutionary War he was an officer in the 3rd South Carolina Regiment. After the regiment was captured at Charleston, he served in a militia partisan unit under Thomas Sumter. After the war he became a general in the South Carolina militia.

He represented South Carolina in the U.S. House from 1793 until 1797 and from 1803 to 1813.

References[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Richard Winn (id: W000637)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas Sumter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th congressional district

1793–1797
Succeeded by
Thomas Sumter
Preceded by
Thomas Sumter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th congressional district

1802–1803
Succeeded by
Wade Hampton I
Preceded by
William Butler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 5th congressional district

1803–1813
Succeeded by
David R. Evans
Political offices
Preceded by
John Drayton
Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
1800–1802
Succeeded by
Ezekiel Pickens