Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Croft, George William

Croft, George William (father of Theodore Gaillard Croft), a Representative from South Carolina; born in Newberry County, S.C., December 20, 1846; attended the common schools in Greenville, S.C.; entered the South Carolina Military Academy at Charleston in 1863; the cadets of that institution were mustered into the Confederate Army in 1864 and served until the close of the Civil War; attended the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1866 and 1867; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1869 and commenced practice in Aiken, S.C., in 1870; president of the State bar association; member of the State house of representatives; served in the State senate; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1903, until his death in Washington, D.C., on March 10, 1904; interment in St. Thaddeus’ Episcopal Churchyard, Aiken, S.C.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Croft, George William," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1035 Original Sources, accessed August 9, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4BJZ8PN9978T3KD.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Croft, George William." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1035, Original Sources. 9 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4BJZ8PN9978T3KD.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Croft, George William' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1035. Original Sources, retrieved 9 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4BJZ8PN9978T3KD.