State: South Carolina
Age at Ratifying Convention: 42
Vote at Ratifying Convention: Yea
Date of Birth: October 23, 1750
Date of Death: November 2, 1828
Schooling: Oxford; Inner Temple
Occupation: Politician, Diplomat, Attorney, Soldier
Prior Political Experience: Governor of South Carolina, 1787-1789.
Other Political Activities: South Carolina House of Representatives, 1791; Minister to Great Britain, 1792-1796; Envoy to Spain, 1794-1795; United States House of Representatives, 1797-1801.