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William Smith, a Senator from South Carolina; born around 1762, probably in North Carolina; attended several private academies; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1784; settled in Pinckneyvil...

8/26/2015

Tim Scott, a Senator and a Representative from South Carolina; born in North Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 19, 1965; attended Presbyterian College, Clinton, S.C., 1983-1984; B.S., Ch...

8/14/2015

Donald Stuart Russell (February 22, 1906 – February 22, 1998) was a Democratic Senator from South Carolina. He served from 1965 to 1966. He also served as the 107th Governor of South Carolina,...

5/30/2015

Thomas James Robertson (August 3, 1823 – October 13, 1897) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born near Winnsboro, he completed preparatory studies and graduated from South Carol...

5/30/2015

Josiah James Evans (November 27, 1786 – May 6, 1858) was a United States Senator from South Carolina from 1853 to 1858. Evans was born in Marlborough district in South Carolina and lived m...

5/30/2015

John Hunter, U.S. Senator (c.1732 - 1802)

) John Hunter (c.1750 – December 30, 1802) was an American farmer from Newberry, South Carolina. He represented South Carolina in the U.S. House from 1793 until 1795 and in the United States S...

3/5/2015

Roger Craft Peace (May 19, 1899 – August 20, 1968) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Greenville, he attended the public schools and graduated from Furman University in 1...

3/5/2015

Wilton Earle Hall (March 11, 1901 – February 25, 1980) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Starr, South Carolina, he attended the public schools and Furman University (G...

3/5/2015

William Christie Benet, Jr. (December 26, 1879 – March 30, 1951) was a Democratic Party politician who briefly represented the state of South Carolina in the United States Senate in 1918. Ea...

3/5/2015

Ernest Frederick "Fritz" Hollings (born January 1, 1922) served as a Democratic United States Senator from South Carolina from 1966 to 2005, as well as the 106th Governor of South Carolina (1959 ...

3/4/2015

Lindsey Olin Graham (born July 9, 1955) is an American politician who serves as the senior United States Senator from South Carolina, serving in office since 2003. Graham, a member of the Republican ...

8/17/2014

James Francis Byrnes MP (1882 - 1972)

James Francis Byrnes (May 2, 1882 – April 9, 1972) was an American politician from the state of South Carolina. During his career, Byrnes served as a U.S. Representative (1911–1925), a U....

7/29/2014

Jacob Read, U.S. Senator (1752 - 1816)

Jacob Read (1752 – July 17, 1816) was an American lawyer and politician from Charleston, South Carolina. He represented South Carolina in both the Continental Congress (1783–1785) and...

3/25/2013

Coleman Livingston Blease (October 8, 1868 – January 19, 1942) was a politician from the U.S. state of South Carolina known for his populist appeals and racism. He served as a Democratic state...

3/16/2013

Thomas Albert Wofford (September 27, 1908 – February 25, 1978) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Madden Station, Laurens County, South Carolina, he attended the public s...

1/19/2012

Burnet Rhett Maybank (March 7, 1899 – September 1, 1954) was a U.S. Senator, the 99th Governor of South Carolina, and Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina. Maybank was the direct descendant of ...

1/19/2012

Alva Moore Lumpkin (November 13, 1886 – August 1, 1941) was a United States Senator for less than one month from South Carolina. Born in Milledgeville, Georgia, he moved with his parents to Co...

1/19/2012

Nathaniel Barksdale Dial (April 24, 1862 – December 11, 1940) was a United States Senator from South Carolina from 1919 to 1925. Born near Laurens, he attended the common schools, Richmond...

1/19/2012

William Pegues Pollock (December 9, 1870 – June 2, 1922) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born near Cheraw, he attended public and private schools and the University of South C...

1/19/2012

Olin DeWitt Talmadge Johnston (November 18, 1896 – April 18, 1965) was a Democratic Party politician from the US state of South Carolina. He served as the 98th Governor of South Carolina, 1935...

1/18/2012

Ellison DuRant "Cotton Ed" Smith (August 1, 1864 – November 17, 1944) was a Democratic Party politician from the U.S. state of South Carolina. He represented South Carolina in the United State...

1/18/2012

Frank Boyd Gary (March 9, 1860 – December 7, 1922) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Cokesbury, South Carolina, he attended the Cokesbury Conference School and Union Col...

1/18/2012

Asbury Churchwell Latimer (July 31, 1851 – February 20, 1908) was a United States Representative and Senator from South Carolina. Born near Lowndesville, South Carolina, he attended the common...

1/18/2012

1910 Federal Census MyHeritage - members only ; John Lowndes McLaurin Birth: May 9, 1860 Red Bluff Marlboro County South Carolina, USA

1/18/2012

Joseph Haynsworth Earle (April 30, 1847 – May 20, 1897) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Greenville, he attended private schools in Sumter. He was a first year cadet at...

1/18/2012

John James Patterson (August 8, 1830 – September 28, 1912) was a businessman and United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Waterloo, Pennsylvania, he grew up there and attended the pu...

1/18/2012

Frederick Adolphus Sawyer (December 12, 1822 – July 31, 1891) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Bolton, Massachusetts, he attended the public schools, graduated from Har...

1/18/2012

) William Joseph Harper (January 17, 1790 – October 10, 1847) was a jurist, politician, and social and political theorist from South Carolina. Political career Born in Antigua and pa...

1/17/2012

John Gaillard (September 5, 1765 – February 26, 1826) was a U.S. Senator from South Carolina. Gaillard was born in St. Stephen's district, South Carolina on September 5, 1765. He was of Hu...

1/17/2012

Benjamin Ryan Tillman (August 11, 1847 – July 3, 1918) was an American politician who served as the 84th Governor of South Carolina, from 1890 to 1894, and as a United States Senator, from 189...

12/20/2011

He was born in Beaufort, South Carolina on August 10, 1801 into a prosperous and influential family. His father Robert Barnwell had served in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress. This Barnwe...

8/24/2011

Robert Barnwell Rhett, Sr. (December 21, 1800 – September 14, 1876), was a United States secessionist politician from South Carolina. Biography Born Robert Barnwell Smith in Beaufort. His ...

5/8/2011

Jim DeMint, U.S. Senator MP

Greenville, SC, USA

Greenville, SC, USA

James W. DeMint, a Senator and a Representative from South Carolina; born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., September 2, 1951; graduated from Wade Hampton High School, Greenville, S.C., 1969; B...

12/27/2010

Senator Daniel Elliot Huger MP (1779 - 1854)

Daniel Elliott Huger (June 28, 1779 – August 21, 1854) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born on Limerick plantation, Berkeley County (near Charleston, his father was Daniel Huger...

11/29/2010

Reference: "Wister and Butler Families Papers" at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Both the Wister and Butler families were prominent in Philadelphia in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries,...

11/2/2010

James Henry Hammond (November 15, 1807 – November 13, 1864) was a politician from South Carolina. He served as a United States Representative from 1835 to 1836, the 60th Governor of South Caro...

6/15/2010

George McDuffie (August 10, 1790 – March 11, 1851) was the 55th Governor of South Carolina and a member of the United States Senate. Born of modest means in Columbia County, Georgia, McDuf...

5/10/2010

Andrew Pickens Butler (November 18, 1796 – May 25, 1857) was a United States Senator and one of the authors of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Biography Butler was a son of William Butler (17...

2/17/2010

Matthew Calbraith Butler (March 8, 1836 – April 14, 1909) was an American military commander and politician from South Carolina. He served as a major general in the Confederate States Army dur...

2/17/2010

John Laurens Manning Irby (September 10, 1854 – December 9, 1900) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Laurens, he attended Laurensville Male Academy (Lauren), Princeton Co...

6/12/2009

Stephen Decatur Miller (May 8, 1787 – March 8, 1838) was an American politician, who served as the 52nd Governor of South Carolina from 1828 to 1830. He represented South Carolina as a U.S. Re...

5/16/2009

Franklin Harper Elmore (October 15, 1799 – May 29, 1850) was a United States Representative and Senator. Born in Laurens District, he graduated from the South Carolina College at Columbia in 1...

4/19/2009

Robert Young Hayne (November 10, 1791 – September 24, 1839) was an American political leader. Early life Born in St. Pauls Parish, Colleton District, South Carolina, Hayne studied law ...

3/17/2009

Arthur Peronneau Hayne (March 12, 1788 – January 7, 1867) was a United States Senator from South Carolina who belonged to the Democratic Party. Biography Born in Charleston, he pursued...

3/17/2009

Charles Ezra Daniel (November 11, 1895 – September 13, 1964) was a United States Senator from South Carolina and founder of Daniel International Corporation. Born in Elberton, Georgia, he move...

3/9/2009

Ralph Izard, U.S. Senator (1742 - 1804)

"Senator Ralph Izard"

Ralph Izard (January 23, 1741 / 1742 – May 30, 1804) was a U.S. politician. He served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate in 1794. Early life Izard was born at "The Elms" ...

3/2/2009

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A018302 John Ewing Colhoun (1749 – October 26, 1802) was a United States Senator and lawyer ...

2/23/2009

James Strom Thurmond (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator. He also ran for the Presidency of the United States in 1948 as the seg...

2/19/2009

Lt. Gen. Wade Hampton III (CSA), US Senator, Governor (1818 - 1902)

""The Saviour of South Carolina""

• Hampton was one of only three Southern officers to achieve the rank of Lieutenant General in the Confederate States Army without any military training. • Hampton was defeated in the 1...

2/10/2009

William Campbell Preston (December 27, 1794 – May 22, 1860) was a senator from the United States and a member of the Nullifier, and later Whig Parties. He was also the cousin of William Ballar...

2/10/2009

James Chesnut, Jr. (January 18, 1815 – February 1, 1885) of Camden, South Carolina, was a planter, lawyer, United States Senator, a signatory of the Constitution of the Confederate States of Ame...

11/19/2008

) John Taylor (May 4, 1770 – April 16, 1832) was the 51st Governor of South Carolina from 1826 to 1828. He was born May 4, 1770 in Granby, South Carolina. He attended Mount Zion Institute in W...

10/26/2008

Brig. General Thomas Sumter ("The Carolina Gamecock") MP (1734 - 1832)

"Thomas Sumpter"

DAR Ancestor #: A111057 from Thomas Sumter (August 14, 1734 – June 1, 1832) nicknamed the "Carolina Gamecock" (after his house was burned down and he went on a rampage of killing British...

3/26/2008

findagrave.... ; en.wikipedia... ; William Ford De Saussure was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Charleston, the son of Henry William DeSaussure and Elizabeth Ford De Saussure. ...

2/11/2008

) Charles Pinckney (October 26, 1757 – October 29, 1824) was an American politician who was a signer of the United States Constitution, the 37th Governor of South Carolina, a Senator and a mem...

2/2/2008

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Caldwell Calhoun March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was a leading politician and political theorist from South Carolina during the first half of the 19t...

7/29/2007