John Hugh Means Photo

John Hugh Means

Born: Aug 18, 1812

Death: Aug 30, 1862

Birthplace: Fairfield County

Nationality: United States

John Hugh Means

Date of Birth : Aug 18, 1812
Date of Death : Aug 30, 1862
Birth Place : Fairfield County

John Hugh Means was the 64th Governor of South Carolina from 1850 to 1852 and an infantry colonel in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was killed in action at the Second Battle of Manassas, one of only a handful of well-known pre-war politicians to perish during the conflict.

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