|Birth Day||July 11, 1744|
|Age||275 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 15, 1822 (age 77)|
Former British officer who was a Founding Father and one of the original Framers of the Constitution. He served South Carolina as its' Senator from 1789 to 1796 and then again from 1802 to 1804.
Despite losing a large part of his estate during the British occupation of South Carolina, he emerged a leading voice for reconciliation after the war.
His wife Mary Middleton's fortune allowed him to cut ties with the Old World and settle permanently in America.
In the U.S. government he opposed the policies of Alexander Hamilton and the Federalists, while supporting the institution of slavery.