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Elected intendant January 11, 1819, replacing John Geddes, who had been elected governor. Re-elected September 6, 1819. Succeeded by Elias Horry, September 1820.
Born 1746, died March 20, 1835.
Son of Samuel Stevens and Catherine Willard, married Patience Catherine Norton 1767; married Sarah Sprowle 1770; married Mary Adams, 1779.
Member of Circular Congregational Church.
Merchant, factor.
Served with Charleston Rangers and Ancient Battalion of Artillery; took part in Battle of Fort Moultrie. Imprisoned and exiled to Philadelphia after the fall of Charleston, May 1780; 1781 returned to battle under General Nathanael Greene.   
Charleston District sheriff 1782-1784; federal supervisor of revenue 1791-1801.
Represented St. Philip's and St. Michael's parishes in State House, 1782, and during three General Assemblies 1785-1790; represented St. Luke's Parish (Beaufort District) in State Senate, 1791.

"Autobiography of Daniel Stevens, 1746-1835." South Carolina Historical Magazine 58 (1957).
Bailey, N. Louise, Mary L. Morgan, and Carolyn R. Taylor. Biographical Directory of the South Carolina Senate, 1776-1985. Volume 3. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1986.
Charleston City Gazette, January 12, 1819; September 3, 1819; September 5, 1820.


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