CALDWELL, Patrick Calhoun, (1801 - 1855)


CALDWELL, Patrick Calhoun, a Representative from South Carolina; born near Newberry, S.C., March 10, 1801; was graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia in 1820; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1822 and commenced practice in South Carolina; member of the State house of representatives 1838-1839; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-eighth Congress; served in the State senate in 1848; died in South Carolina November 22, 1855.