FARROW, Samuel, (1759 - 1824)


FARROW, Samuel, a Representative from South Carolina; born in Virginia in 1759; moved to South Carolina with his father’s family, who settled in Spartanburg District in 1765; served in the Revolutionary War; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1793 and commenced practice in Spartanburg, S.C.; also engaged in agricultural pursuits near Cross Anchor; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina 1810-1812; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth Congress (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1815); was not a candidate for renomination in 1814; resumed the practice of law; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1816-1819 and 1822-1823; died in Columbia, S.C., November 18, 1824; interment in the family burial ground on his plantation, near the battlefield of Musgrove Mill, Spartanburg County, S.C.