WALLACE, Daniel (1801-1859)

WALLACE, DANIEL, a Representative from South Carolina; born near Laurens, S.C., May 9, 1801; received a limited schooling; moved to Union County in 1833; major general of State militia; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Union and Jonesville, Union County, S.C.; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1846-1847; elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James A. Black; reelected to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses and served from June 12, 1848, to March 3, 1853; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Jonesville, S.C., May 13, 1859; interment in Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Union, S.C.

University of North Carolina
Southern Historical Collection
Chapel Hill, NC
Papers: In the Wallace and Gage Family Papers, 1846-1901, 16 items.
Chiefly papers of William Henry Wallace of Union County, S.C., Confederate brigadier general and state legislator, pertaining to the estate of his father, Daniel Wallace.