John Rutledge was born into a large family near Charles town, SC, in 1739 He had 1 younger brother named Edward.
Role In The Revolutionary War
American rights matter!
He received his education from his fatherWhen he was 18 he went to England to study law
He had 10 kids His wife died at 50 He had a mental deterioration because of his wife's death, he resign 2 years later
He defended American Rights, Spoke on behalf of southern interests He was Revolutionary War governor of South Carolina He exemplified the conservative views of the mercantile and planter aristocracy
He was a political conservative, and a moderate nationalistHe was an American jurist and statesmanHe was a member of the Commons House
He fought for the Commons' appropriation of funds in support of the English radical John Wilkes He had a mental deterioration because of his wife's death His innate conservatism caused him to resign 2 years later