Richard Winn

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Richard Winn
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1813
Preceded by William Butler
Succeeded by David R. Evans
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th district
In office
January 24, 1802 – March 4, 1803
Preceded by Thomas Sumter
Succeeded by Wade Hampton I
In office
March 4, 1793 – March 4, 1797
Preceded by Thomas Sumter
Succeeded by Thomas Sumter
Personal details
Born 1750
Died December 19, 1818
Political party Anti-Administration (until 1795)
Other political
affiliations
Democratic-Republican (after 1795)
Military service
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch Continental Army
South Carolina militia
Rank General
Battles/wars American Revolutionary War

Richard Winn (1750 – December 19, 1818) was an American merchant, surveyor, and politician from Winnsboro, South Carolina. During the American Revolutionary War he was an officer in the 3rd South Carolina Regiment. After the regiment was captured at Charleston, he served in a militia partisan unit under Thomas Sumter. After the war he became a general in the South Carolina militia.

He represented South Carolina in the U.S. House from 1793 until 1797 and from 1803 to 1813.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Butler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 5th congressional district

1803 - 1813
Succeeded by
David R. Evans
Preceded by
Thomas Sumter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th congressional district

1802 - 1803
Succeeded by
Wade Hampton I
Preceded by
Thomas Sumter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th congressional district

1797 - 1801
Succeeded by
Thomas Sumter