American politician who was a lieutenant colonel during the American Revolutionary War and the governor and leader in the Louisiana and Missouri Territories. He also served as a United States Representative from Georgia in the 8th U.S. Congress.
He served as a volunteer under Governor Dunmore against Native Americans in the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774.
He served in the Creek War in Alabama in 1793.
He married Eliza Amelia O'Keefe in 1802 and they had eight children.
Like him, Casimir Pulaski also served in the American Revolutionary War.