Levi Casey (politician)

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Levi Casey
Member of the United States House of Representatives
In office
March 4, 1803 – February 3, 1807
Preceded by Thomas Moore
Succeeded by Joseph Calhoun
Member of the South Carolina Senate

In office
1800 – 1802

In office
1781 – 17892
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives

In office
1798 – 1799

In office
1792 – 1795

In office
1786 – 1788
Personal details
Born c. 1752
South Carolina
Died February 3, 1807
Washington, D.C.
Resting place Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Political party Democratic-Republican
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch South Carolina State Militia
Rank Brigadier General
Battles/wars American Revolutionary War

General Levi Casey (c. 1752 – February 3, 1807) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. He was born in South Carolina and served in the South Carolina militia during the American Revolutionary War. Son of Abner Casey, he served in the American Revolutionary War along with his step brothers, brother(s) and nephews. One of his stepbrothers, Benjamin Casey was killed in action at Camp Middlebrook, New Jersey. He married Elizabeth Duckett in 1775. He reached the rank of brigadier general in the South Carolina militia. After the war, he served as justice of Newberry County Court in 1785.

Casey was a member of the South Carolina Senate in 1781 and 1782 and 1800–1802 and a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives 1786-1788, 1792–1795 and 1798-1799. He was elected as a Republican to the Eighth and Ninth Congresses and served from March 4, 1803, until his death, before the close of the Ninth Congress. Prior to dying, he had been reelected to the Tenth Congress. He died in Washington, D.C., February 3, 1807 and was buried in the Congressional Cemetery.

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