TUCKER, Starling, (1770 - 1834)


TUCKER, Starling, a Representative from South Carolina; born in Halifax County, N.C., in 1770; moved to Mountain Shoals (now Enoree), S.C.; received a limited education; held several local offices; member of the State house of representatives; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress; reelected to the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Congresses and reelected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1831); died in Mountain Shoals (now Enoree), S.C., January 3, 1834; interment in the private burial ground on the family estate west of Enoree, S.C.