MITCHELL, Thomas Rothmaler, (1783 - 1837)


MITCHELL, Thomas Rothmaler, a Representative from South Carolina; born in Georgetown, Georgetown County, S.C., in May 1783; was graduated from Harvard University in 1802; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1808 and commenced practice in Georgetown, S.C.; member of state house of representatives, 1809 and 1814-1819; elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress (March 4, 1821-March 3, 1823); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1822 to the Eighteenth Congress; elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1829); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1828 to the Twenty-first Congress; reelected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1833); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1832 to the Twenty-third Congress; died in Georgetown, S.C., November 2, 1837.