Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791
The First Federal Congress

Representative Daniel Huger

Daniel Huger

Print (1885) by Max Rosenthal (1833-1918)

Courtesy of the NYPL Digital Gallery, The New York Public Library

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Life dates: 20 February 1742-6 July 1799
Place of Residence (1789): "Rice Hope", St. Dennis Parish (outside Charleston), South Carolina
Occupation (1789): Planter
Place of Birth: Limerick Plantation on the Cooper River, South Carolina
Age (March 4, 1789): 47
Religion (1789): Unknown
College Education: None
Marital Status (1789): Married
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: None
Prior Political Offices: State Legislature
Confederation Congress
Delegate to Federal Convention: No
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: No
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Unknown
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Unknown
Last year of continuous service in House: 1793
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