. Poinsett was aware that his friends had nominated him to represent
Charleston, South Carolina, in the state legislature.
Poinsett, Joel Roberts (1779–1851) ... An ardent republican who long wanted a
military career, Poinsett was soon promoting rebellion among South American ...
December 12 is National Poinsettia Day. Learn about Joel Roberts Poinsett, the
Fifteenth Secretary of War.
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.
Joel Roberts Poinsett was the first United States Ambassador to Mexico being
appointed ... Even though Poinsett had an outstanding career as a United States
Dec 25, 2012 ... Joel Poinsett was born in Charleston in the midst of the American ... military
strategy, and the law, and hoped to pursue a military career.
Today, Joel Roberts Poinsett's chief claim to fame in the United States is as the
man ... pursued a political career in the South Carolina legislature and in the U.S.
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Joel Roberts Poinsett: The Man Behind The Flower ... for the diplomatic career he
was to follow. ... influence others had marked him for a diplomatic career.
The Poinsett Club was named for the 19th century South Carolina statesman,
Joel R. Poinsett. ... in Charleston, SC, March 2, 1779, to Dr. Elisha Poinsett and
Ann Roberts. ... During his political career, Poinsett served as Secretary of War
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; ...