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Richard Franklin Simpson
Birth: Mar. 25, 1798
Laurens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1882
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA

US Congressman. Born in Laurens, South Carolina. Attended South Carolina College (now University of South Carolina). Admitted to the bar in 1819, and practiced Law in Pendleton South Carolina. Served as a major in the Seminole War in 1835. He was a member of the South Carolina State Senate from 1835-1841. Elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democrat from South Carolina's 2nd District in 1842 and served in the 28th, 29th and 30th Congresses, 1843 to 1849. Member of the South Carolina secession convention in 1860 and signed the ordinance of secession. 
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  Margaret M. Simpson (1808 - 1896)
  John Simpson (1838 - 1838)*
  Taliaferro N. Simpson (1839 - 1863)*
  Richard Wright Simpson (1840 - 1912)*
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Simpson Cemetery
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
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Record added: Nov 27, 2007
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Richard Franklin Simpson
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Richard Franklin Simpson
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