Thomas Bee

Personal

Birthday: 
1739
Birthplace: 
Charleston, SC
Date of Death: 
2/18/1812
Place of Death: 
Pendleton, SC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1761-1762, 1765-1769, 1769-1772, 1782-1786
Member, South Carolina Commons House of Assembly, 1762-1765, 1772-1776
Member, South Carolina General Assembly, 1776-1778
State representative, South Carolina, 1778-1779, 1781-1782, 1786-1788; speaker, January-February, 1779
Commissioner for stamping and issuing paper bills of credit, Charleston, South Carolina, 1769
Lieutenant governor, South Carolina, 1780
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1780-1781
State senator, South Carolina, 1788-1790

Nominated to be chief judge of the U.S. Circuit Court for the Fifth Circuit, February 21, 1801; confirmed, February 24, 1801; declined appointment

Education

Name of School: 
University of Oxford
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1761

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Court Name: 

South Carolina District Court

President Nominating: 
George Washington
Commission Date: 
06/14/1790
Termination Date: 
02/18/1812
Termination Reason: 
Death
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