Weldon N. Edwards
Representative from North Carolina 6th District
1827 – 1829
Daniel Turner (26 September 1796 – 21 July 1860), on of James Turner. Born in North Carolina. Member of North Carolina state legislature; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, (1827 – 1829). 
Daniel Turner, soldier, lawyer, congressman, teacher, and engineer, was born near Warrenton, Warren County, one of four children of James and Mary Anderson Turner. His mother died when he was five. His father was active in North Carolina politics, serving as governor (1802–5) and a U.S. senator (1805–16). 
Turner was born in Warrenton, North Carolina as the son of future South Carolina Governor James Turner. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1814, and served in the War of 1812 as an assistant engineer with the rank of second lieutenant. As a result of the US Army's post-war reduction, he resigned in May 1815. He was a member of the North Carolina House of Commons (1819–1824). He was elected to the House of Representatives of the 20th Congress in 1827, serving one term. From 1854 until his death, he was superintending engineer of public works at Mare Island Naval Shipyard.
His home, Reedy Rill, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Turner married Anna Key, the daughter of Francis Scott Key, and they had a large family of daughters. He died in California and was buried at the Mare Island Naval Cemetery.
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