Daniel HUGER, Congress, SC (1742-1799)


HUGER, Daniel, (father of Daniel Elliott Huger), a Delegate and a Representative from South Carolina; born on Limerick plantation in St. Johnâs parish, Berkeley County, S.C., February 20, 1742; educated at home and in the schools of Charleston, S.C.; also studied in England; member of colonial assembly, 1773-1775; justice of the peace in 1775; member of the State house of representatives 1778-1780; member of the Governorâs council in 1780; Member of the Continental Congress 1786-1788; elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the First and Second Congresses (March 4, 1789-March 3, 1793); on retiring from Congress resided in Charleston and on his Wateree plantation; engaged in the management of his extensive estates; died in Charleston, S.C., July 6, 1799; interment in the western churchyard of St. Philipâs Church, Charleston, S.C., with a memorial tablet in the Huguenot church there.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present