Poinsett was aware that his friends had nominated him to represent Charleston,
South Carolina, in the state legislature.
Nov 1, 2012 ... 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 ...
Jun 15, 2010 ... Joel Roberts Poinsett, diplomat, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, ...
Career of Joel Roberts Poinsett (Washington: Catholic University of ...
Dec 12, 2016 ... Joel Roberts Poinsett was an American diplomat remembered today for bringing
a ... Poinsett intended to pursue a military career but his father ...
December 12 is National Poinsettia Day. Learn about Joel Roberts Poinsett, the
Fifteenth Secretary of War.
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 came from a wealthy and distinguished South Carolina ...
that medicine was not for him, he was attracted instead to the profession of arms.
POINSETT, Joel Roberts, a Representative from South Carolina; born in
Charleston, S.C., March 2, 1779; spent his early childhood in England; returned
Joel Roberts Poinsett was the first United States Ambassador to Mexico being
appointed ... Even though Poinsett had an outstanding career as a United States
The poinsettia may have remained a regional plant for many years to come had it
not been for the efforts of Joel Roberts Poinsett (1779-1851). The son of a ...