Thomas Sumter

Thomas Sumter bio

Birth Name: Thomas Sumter

Occupation: War Hero

Place Of Birth: Virginia

Date Of Birth: August 14, 1734

Date Of Death: June 1, 1832

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Thomas Sumter was born on the 14th of August, 1734. He was popular for being a War Hero. War veteran who was nicknamed “The Carolina Gamecock” for his aggressive tactics as a brigadier general during the American Revolutionary War. He later became a member of the United States Senate and the House of Representatives.

Thomas Sumter was born in Virginia. He embarked on the famous Timberlake Expedition, meant to verify the end of the Anglo-Cherokee War, in 1761. The nickname of the University of South Carolina, “Gamecocks,” was inspired by him.

Thomas Sumter was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Thomas Sumter was born in 1730s.

Thomas Sumter is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Thomas’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Thomas Sumter’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Thomas Sumter’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Thomas Sumter kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Thomas Sumter was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Thomas Sumter
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Thomas Sumter was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Thomas Sumter was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Thomas Sumter had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Thomas Sumter’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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