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(1739-1800) Born in Charleston, SC, John Rutledge was a signer of the US constitution and the first governor of South Carolina following the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
- John Rutledge
- Video biography of John Rutledge
- John Rutledge House Inn
Learn more about John Rutledge, the Rutledge family home, and its link to the US Constitution.
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