Poinsett was aware that his friends had nominated him to represent Charleston,
South Carolina, in the state legislature.
Joel R. Poinsett, in full Joel Roberts Poinsett (born March 2, 1779, ... He
interrupted his legislative career to go on a special mission to Mexico in 1822
and 1823, ...
Dec 12, 2013 ... POINSETT, Joel Roberts, a Representative from South Carolina; born in
Charleston, S.C., March 2, 1779; spent his early childhood in England; ...
Joel Roberts Poinsett came from a wealthy and distinguished South Carolina ...
that medicine was not for him, he was attracted instead to the profession of arms.
Excerpts from Joel Roberts Poinsett, Notes on Mexico, made in the Autumn of ...
an expression of shrewdness, common to those of his profession in this country.
Poinsett, Joel Roberts (1779–1851) ... An ardent republican who long wanted a
military career, Poinsett was soon promoting rebellion among South American ...
Joel Roberts Poinsett was the first United States Ambassador to Mexico being
appointed ... Even though Poinsett had an outstanding career as a United States
December 12 is National Poinsettia Day. Learn about Joel Roberts Poinsett, the
Fifteenth Secretary of War.
Dec 9, 2015 ... The poinsettia is named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, a physician, amateur
botanist and the first US Minister to Mexico. Known as “flor de ...
Dec 4, 2013 ... At that point in his career, he'd served in the U.S. House of Representatives and
as America's first diplomatic minister to Mexico. Joel Roberts ...