Daniel Huger

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For Huger's son, also a member of the U.S. Congress, see Daniel Elliott Huger
Daniel Huger
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1789 – March 3, 1793
Preceded by Position created
Succeeded by Lemuel Benton
Delegate to the Congress of the Confederation from South Carolina
In office
November 6, 1786 – October 21, 1788
Personal details
Born (1742-02-20)February 20, 1742
Berkeley County, South Carolina
Died July 6, 1799(1799-07-06) (aged 57)
Charleston, South Carolina
Political party Pro-Administration
Children Daniel Elliott Huger

Daniel Huger (February 20, 1742 – July 6, 1799) was an American planter and statesman from Berkeley County, South Carolina.

Early life[edit]

His grandfather was Daniel Huger Sr (1651–1711), a French Huguenot who was born in Loudun, France and settled in Charleston, South Carolina.

Career[edit]

Daniel Huger was a delegate for South Carolina to the Continental Congress from 1786 to 1788 and a United States Representative from 1789 to 1793.

Personal life[edit]

Daniel Huger House, Charleston

Daniel Huger's wife was the sister of the wife of Lewis Morris, Jr., the son of New York Congressman Lewis Morris. His son, Daniel Elliott Huger, would later serve in the United States Senate for South Carolina and marry a daughter of Arthur Middleton.

Descendants[edit]

Mary Procter Huger, his great-granddaughter through his son Daniel, was the wife of Confederate General Arthur Middleton Manigault, who was of Huguenot descent himself; likewise a nephew of Daniel Elliot Huger was Confederate General Benjamin Huger.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
District created
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd congressional district

1789–1793
Succeeded by
Lemuel Benton