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Andrew Jackson

January 23, 2020 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame

Andrew Jackson was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina in 1767. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Jackson became a lawyer and moved to Nashville, Tennessee. He was the first Democrat elected U.S. President, serving from 1829-1837. During his tenure, the country underwent great economic expansion.

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