DRAYTON, WILLIAM H.
\dɹˈe͡ɪtən], \dɹˈeɪtən], \d_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t_ə_n]\
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(1742-1779), born in South Carolina, went to England, and in 1771 was appointed a privy councillor of South Carolina. He was deprived of his crown offices on account of sympathy with the colonies, and was made president of the Provincial Congress in 1775. In 1776 he became Chief Justice of South Carolina and in 1777 president, and in 1778 was a member of the Continental Congress.
By John Franklin Jameson