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Robert Marion

Robert Marion
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1805 – December 4, 1810
Preceded by Thomas Lowndes
Succeeded by Langdon Cheves
Member of the South Carolina Senate
In office
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born 1766
Berkeley District, South Carolina
Died March 22, 1811
Saint Stephen's Parish, South Carolina
Political party Democratic-Republican
Alma mater University of the State of Pennsylvania
Profession planter, politician

Robert Marion (unknown - March 22, 1811) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

Born 1766 in Berkeley District, South Carolina, Marion pursued an academic course, and was graduated from the University of the State of Pennsylvania (now the University of Pennsylvania) at Philadelphia in 1784. He owned and managed a plantation at Belle Isle, South Carolina.

He served as justice of quorum, St. Stephen's Parish and was the Justice of the Peace of Charleston, South Carolina. He then served in the State house of representatives from 1790 to 1796, and in the State senate from 1802 to 1805. Marion was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1805, until his resignation on December 4, 1810.

He died on his plantation in St. Stephen's Parish, March 22, 1811.


Preceded by
Thomas Lowndes
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 1st congressional district

Succeeded by
Langdon Cheves
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