John Rutteldge
Updated: 1/8/2020
John Rutteldge
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  •  Early Life
  • Education
  • Later On Life
  • 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
  • Career
  • 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
  • Personal History
  • 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
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