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South Carolina Governors – Barnabus Kelet Henagan, 1840

South Carolina SC History SC Governors Governor Barnabus Kelet Henagan

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Biographical Overview

  • Born: June 7, 1798 near Brownsville in Marlboro County, SC
  • Died: January 10, 1855 in Charleston, SC
  • Buried: Rogers Cemetery near Brownsville, in Marlboro County, SC
  • Religion:
  • Political Party: Democrat
Portrait of Barnabus Kelet Henagan



  • Physician
  • Planter

Major Events and Accomplishments, 1840

  • 1840 –The situation in South Carolina's banks following the Panic of 1837 improved, allowing specie payment to be resumed

Other Government Positions

  • South Carolina Senate, 1834-1838
  • Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1838-1840
  • South Carolina Secretary of State, 1846-1850

Other Accomplishments, Honors, Distinctions

Election Results

  • On April 17, 1840, Henagan succeeded to office following the death of Governor Patrick Noble

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