Rhett, Robert Barnwell

Robert Barnwell Rhett, detail
Life span
12/21/1800—09/14/1876

Life Summary

Full name
  Robert Barnwell Rhett
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  South
Origins
  Slave State
No. of Spouses
  2
No. of Children
  12
Family
 
James Smith (father), Marianna Gough (mother), Elizabeth Washington Burnet (first wife, 1827), Catharine Herbert Dent (second wife, 1854)
Education
  Other
Other Education
  Beaufort College
Occupation
  Politician
  Attorney or Judge
  Farmer or Planter
Relation to Slavery
  Slaveholder
Political Parties
  Democratic
Other Affiliations
  Fire-Eaters (Secessionists)
Government
  US Senate
  US House of Representatives
  State legislature
  Other state government

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