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Nancy Ruth Mace (born December 4, 1977) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district since 2021. Her district includes much of the stat...

11/30/2021 12/14/2021

Congressman William Smith MP (1751 - 1837)

DAR#A106118 Smith DNA Project William Smith was a U. S. Congressman, State Senator, and County Judge from Spartanburg Co., South Carolina. Smith was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the oldest ...

5/29/2011 11/11/2021

Corinne Boyd Riley (1893 - 1979)

Boyd Riley (July 4, 1893 – April 12, 1979) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, wife of John Jacob Riley.Born in Piedmont, South Carolina, Riley attended public school. She graduated from Con...

10/8/2021 10/8/2021

John Jacob Riley (1895 - 1962)

Jacob Riley (February 1, 1895 – January 1, 1962) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, husband of Corinne Boyd Riley.Early lifeBorn on a farm near Orangeburg, South Carolina, Riley attended th...

10/8/2021 10/8/2021

Albert William Watson (1922 - 1994)

, congressman. Watson was born in Sumter on August 30, 1922, the son of Claude A. Watson and Eva Clark. He attended public schools in Columbia, North Greenville Junior College, and the University of So...

8/23/2020 8/23/2020

James Prioleau Richards (1894 - 1979)

, diplomat. Richards was born on August 31, 1894, in Liberty Hill, the oldest of nine children born to Norman Smith Richards and Phoebe Gibbes. His roots were planted in the agricultural hamlet of Libe...

8/15/2020 8/15/2020

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

1/18/2012 8/7/2020

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 schools, engage...

1/18/2012 8/1/2020

Columbus Bowen (January 5, 1832 – June 23, 1880) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Early lifeBorn in Providence, Rhode Island in 1832, Bowen attended the public schools. He moved to Georgia...

2/25/2013 7/31/2020

Johnston Patterson (November 18, 1939 – November 10, 2018) was an American politician from the Democratic Party. She was a three-term member of the United States House of Representatives.Early life and...

1/18/2012 7/31/2020

William John Grayson (1788 - 1863)

, planter, poet, essayist. Grayson was born in Beaufort District on November 12, 1788, the son of William John Grayson and Susannah Greene. He spent much of his youth on Parris Island, the inspiration ...

7/26/2020 7/26/2020

Joseph Raleigh Bryson (1893 - 1953)

Raleigh Bryson, South Carolina state senator and U.S. congressman, was born in Brevard and moved with his parents, Robert L. and Mattie Allison Bryson, to Greenville, S.C., in 1900. He received his ear...

3/27/2020 3/27/2020

US Congressman from South Carolina's Sixth District. From Wikipedia:John Lanneau "Johnny Mac" McMillan (April 12, 1898 – September 3, 1979) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. Born ...

2/23/2020 2/24/2020

Loughton Smith (1758 – December 19, 1812) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat from Charleston, South Carolina. He represented South Carolina in the United States House of Representatives f...

9/29/2016 1/27/2020

U.S. Congressman. The son of American Colonial immigrants, he was successful in the agricultural business and served as a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, (1852-55, 1858-59,...

11/8/2012 1/5/2020

Durden Inglis Sr. (born October 11, 1959) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district from 1993 to 1999 and again from 2005 to 2011. He is ...

11/10/2019 11/10/2019

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A113009 Thomas Taylor was the eldest son of John Taylor, who came from Amelia County, Virginia, about 1...

8/28/2008 9/20/2019

Starling Tucker (1768 - 1834)

Tucker, South Carolina congressman and general, was born in Halifax County, N.C. His father, William Willis (Billy) Tucker, whose will of 8 Nov. 1770 was probated at the February 1771 term of Halifax c...

9/18/2019 9/18/2019

Lemuel James Alston (1760 - 1836)

James Alston, U.S. congressman and jurist, was the son of Solomon, Jr., and Sarah Alston of Granville (now Warren) County. His great-grandfather John Alston had emigrated from Bedfordshire, England, by...

5/16/2009 7/25/2018

serving in World War II, William Jennings Bryan Dorn was elected to the first of thirteen terms in the United States Congress, where he was known for his support of national defense, education, revenue...

11/26/2017 11/26/2017

W. Norman (born June 20, 1953) is a real estate developer who served as a Republican member of the South Carolina House of Representatives. In February 2017, Norman vacated his seat to launch a congres...

5/6/2017 11/1/2017

Isaac E. Holmes (1796 - 1867)

Edward Holmes (April 6, 1796 – February 24, 1867) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.BiographyBorn in Charleston, South Carolina, Holmes attended the common schools, received private tuition...

9/12/2017 9/12/2017

James Ferdinand Izlar (1832 - 1912)

Congressman. Elected to represent South Carolina's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1894 to 1895. Also served as a Member of the South Carolina State Legislature...

9/5/2017 9/5/2017

Robert B. Scarborough (1861 - 1927)

Bethea Scarborough (October 29, 1861 – November 23, 1927) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Born in Chesterfield, South Carolina, Scarborough attended the common schools and Mullins (South ...

9/4/2017 9/4/2017

James S. Cothran (1830 - 1897)

Sproull Cothran (August 8, 1830 – December 5, 1897) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. He served for two terms from 1887 to 1891.Biography...

9/4/2017 9/4/2017

William K. Clowney (1797 - 1851)

Kennedy Clowney (March 21, 1797 – March 12, 1851) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Early lifeBorn in Union County, South Carolina, Clowney attended private schools and an academy. He was g...

9/2/2017 9/2/2017

Eldred Simkins (1779 - 1831)

Simkins (August 30, 1779 – November 17, 1831) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Born in Edgefield, South Carolina, Simkins attended Moses Waddel's academy at Willington, Abbeville District,...

9/1/2017 9/1/2017

Patrick Calhoun Caldwell (1801 - 1855)

Congressman. He graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) in 1820, studied law, and became an attorney in Newberry, South Carolina in 1822. From 1838 to 1839 he serve...

8/31/2017 8/31/2017

Captain James H Caldwell, Sr MP (1755 - 1813)

War. He commanded a company at the battle of Cowpens under General Andrew Pickins during 1780-81. Was wounded at that battle, left on the battlefield for dead, found by his brother William who had been...

3/23/2008 8/31/2017

Gillon (1741 – October 6, 1794) was an American merchant and seaman from Charleston, South Carolina. He represented South Carolina in the U.S. House in 1793 and 1794. life and FamilyGillon was born in ...

9/16/2009 8/31/2017

Dionysius Tillman (August 21, 1826 - February 2, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, brother of Benjamin Ryan Tillman. Born near Curryton, South Carolina, Tillman pursued an academic c...

12/20/2011 8/26/2017

Floyd Spence (1928 - 2001)

Davidson Spence (April 9, 1928 – August 16, 2001) was an attorney and a politician from the U.S. state of South Carolina. Elected for three terms to the South Carolina House of Representatives from Lex...

8/26/2017 8/26/2017

Congressman. Born in Born in Galway, Ireland, he attended the theological college at Saint-Omer, France, then immigrated to the American Colonies and settled in Charles Town, South Carolina. He was app...

8/6/2017 8/6/2017

William Dargan, (great-grandson of Lemuel Benton), a Representative from South Carolina; born at “Sleepy Hollow,” near Darlington, Darlington County, S.C., May 11, 1841; attended the schools of his nat...

3/6/2014 12/9/2016

Thompson "Tom" Rice Jr. (born August 4, 1957) is the U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 7th congressional district. Elected to the 113th Congress in November 2012, he is a conservative Republican...

11/18/2010 7/28/2016

Graves (Joe) Wilson , a Representative from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., July 31, 1947; graduated from the High School of Charleston, Charleston, S.C.; B.A., Washington and Lee University,...

7/23/2016 7/27/2016

Duncan , a Representative from South Carolina; born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., January 7, 1966; graduated from Ware Shoals High School, Ware Shoals, S.C., 1984; B.A., Clemson University, C...

7/23/2016 7/27/2016

Mulvaney , a Representative from South Carolina; born in Alexandria, Va., July 21, 1967; graduated from Charlotte Catholic High School, Charlotte, N.C., 1985; B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Washingto...

7/23/2016 7/27/2016

Watson "Trey" Gowdy III (born August 22, 1964) is an American attorney, politician and former prosecutor. He currently serves as the U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district....

3/23/2016 7/23/2016

James E. “Jim” Clyburn is the U.S. Representative for South Carolina's Sixth Congressional District. As Assistant Democratic Leader, he is the third-ranking Democrat in the House behind House Minority ...

6/23/2016 6/24/2016

Samuel Jones Nicholls (1885 - 1937)

Jones Nicholls (May 7, 1885 – November 23, 1937) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. He was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He attended Bingham Military Institute in Asheville,...

2/27/2009 6/16/2016

"South Carolina, State and Territorial Censuses, 1829-1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 January 2020), South Carolina, Fairfield > image 21 of 260, South Carolina Department of Archives ...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Hayne Perry (June 9, 1839 - July 7, 1902) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. He was born in Greenville, South Carolina, where he attended Greenville Academy, and graduated from Fur...

9/20/2012 4/12/2016

Smith Whaley (July 15, 1874 – November 8, 1951) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, and chief justice of the United States Court of Claims. Congressman. Elected to represent South Carolina's...

1/26/2016 1/26/2016

George Swinton Legaré (November 11, 1869 – January 31, 1913) was a politician from South Carolina; born in Rockville, S.C. Shortly after birth moved to Charleston, S.C. At Charleston, he graduated from...

4/22/2009 1/26/2016

John Grayson (November 2, 1788 – October 4, 1863) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina. He was also a poet.

1/26/2016 1/26/2016

findagrave... ; ===William Huggins Brawley (1841-1916======Family links===*Spouses:># Marion Emma Porter Brawley (1843 - 1906)*># Mildred Boykin Frost Brawley (1878 - 1951)*===Children:===># Harriet Br...

2/19/2009 1/26/2016

Ens.Stratton Christensen (1919 - 1942)

Full Name: Stratton Christensen Death: Buried: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea Tablets of the Missing at East Coast Memorial New York City, USA Death Date: 03 May 1943 Memorial Cemetery: Tablets of ...

10/8/2015 10/8/2015

Jim DeMint, U.S. Senator MP

Greenville, SC, United States

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.S., Uni...

12/27/2010 8/26/2015

Taylor, a Representative from South Carolina; birth date unknown; member of the South Carolina state house of representatives, 1802-1805; elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth Congress (March 4, 18...

10/1/2010 8/26/2015

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., Charlest...

8/14/2015 8/14/2015

JUDGE JOHN HUNTER======U.S. Senator======Biographical Summary=== 1 Judge John Hunter, son of William Hunter, was born 1732 in Belfast, Ulster Ireland and died 1803 in Laurens District, SC. He married S...

3/5/2015 3/5/2015

Clement "Mark" Sanford, Jr. (born May 28, 1960) is an American politician and member of the Republican Party. He currently serves as the U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional distr...

3/22/2013 3/5/2015

L. Mendel Rivers (1905 - 1970)

Mendel Rivers (September 28, 1905 – December 28, 1970) was a Democratic U.S. Representative from South Carolina, representing the Charleston-based 1st congressional district for nearly 30 years. He was...

3/5/2015 3/5/2015

W. Turner Logan (1874 - 1941)

Turner Logan (June 21, 1874 - September 15, 1941) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Born in Summerville, South Carolina, Logan attended the public schools, and was graduated from the Colleg...

3/5/2015 3/5/2015

Dibble (September 16, 1837 – September 16, 1913) was a lawyer, educator and U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Contents [show] Birth and childhood[edit] Samuel Dibble was born in Charleston, South...

3/16/2008 3/5/2015

Ravenel, Jr. (born March 29, 1927) is a businessman and a Republican politician from Charleston, South Carolina.Early lifeThe Charleston-born Ravenel served in the United States Marine Corps from 1945 ...

3/5/2015 3/5/2015

James Robert Mann (1920 - 2010)

Robert Mann (April 27, 1920 – December 20, 2010) was a soldier, lawyer and a United States Representative from South Carolina.Early life and careerMann was born in Greenville to Alfred Cleo Mann (1889–...

3/4/2015 3/4/2015

Gabriel H. Mahon, Jr. (1889 - 1962)

Heyward Mahon, Jr. (November 11, 1889 - June 11, 1962) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Born in Williamston, South Carolina, Mahon moved with his parents to Greenville, South Carolina, in ...

3/4/2015 3/4/2015

William Croft (December 20, 1846 – March 10, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, father of Theodore Gaillard Croft.Born in Newberry County, South Carolina, Croft attended the common sc...

3/4/2015 3/4/2015

Gaillard Croft (November 26, 1874 – March 23, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, son of George William Croft.Born in Aiken, South Carolina, Croft attended the common schools. He gradu...

3/4/2015 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 Pa...

8/17/2014 8/17/2014

Thomas Tudor Tucker (June 25, 1745– May 2, 1828) was an American physician and politician from Charleston, South Carolina. Thomas served as a surgeon during the Revolutionary War. He represented South ...

3/12/2011 8/1/2014

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.S. Senator (19...

7/29/2014 7/29/2014

Francis Stevenson (November 23, 1861 - February 12, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Born in what is now Loray, near Statesville, North Carolina, Stevenson attended the public school...

5/4/2014 5/4/2014

Congressman. He graduated from South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina), attended Connecticut's Litchfield Law School, and became an attorney in 1805. Active in the militia, he eve...

4/1/2014 4/1/2014

McQueen (February 9, 1804 – August 30, 1867) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina and a member of the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War.Born in Queensdale in Robeson Co...

5/8/2009 3/16/2014

Overstreet (February 11, 1773 – May 24, 1822) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Born near Barnwell Court House, Barnwell District, South Carolina, Overstreet attended the common schools. He...

6/6/2011 3/16/2014

A United States Representative from South Carolina; born in Germantown, Pa., November 14, 1809; attended the common schools at Edgehill, near Stateburg, S.C.; was graduated from the United States Milit...

10/1/2008 3/15/2014

Lawrence Orr (May 12, 1822 – May 5, 1873) was an American politician who served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in the United States Congress. He later served in the Confederat...

1/9/2012 2/18/2014

McKee Spratt, Jr. (born November 1, 1942) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district from 1983 to 2011. He is a member of the Democratic P...

8/17/2013 2/8/2014

Ashmore Campbell, Jr. (July 24, 1940 – December 7, 2005) was a U.S. Republican Party politician who served as 112th Governor of South Carolina from 1987 to 1995.Early lifeHe was born in Greenville, Sou...

3/22/2013 2/7/2014

Wyatt Aiken MP (1863 - 1923)

Aiken (December 14, 1863 – February 6, 1923) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. He served for six terms from 1903 to 1917.BiographyWyatt A...

7/12/2011 2/4/2014

Colonel D. Wyatt Aiken (CSA) MP (1828 - 1887)

Wyatt Aiken (March 17, 1828 – April 6, 1887) was a Confederate army officer during the American Civil War and a postbellum five-term United States Congressman from South Carolina.BiographyAiken was bor...

8/20/2009 2/4/2014

Henry L. Pinckney (1794 - 1863)

Laurens Pinckney (September 24, 1794 – February 3, 1863) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, and the son of Charles Pinckney.Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Pinckney attended private sch...

3/23/2010 2/3/2014

Baylis Earle (1766-1863) — of South Carolina. Born in North Carolina, October 23, 1766. U.S. Representative from South Carolina 8th District, 1803-05; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Di...

5/12/2008 1/3/2014

Jacob Ransier (1834–1882) was an African-American politician in South Carolina. He was the state's first black Lieutenant Governor and later was a Republican United States Congressman from 1873 until 1...

12/23/2013 12/23/2013

Harvey Cain (April 12, 1825 – January 18, 1887) was a minister, abolitionist, and United States Representative from South Carolina from 1873–1875 and 1877-1879. After the Civil War, he was appointed by...

12/23/2013 12/23/2013

Brown Elliott (1842–1884) was an African-American member of the United States House of Representatives from South Carolina, serving from 1871-1874.Robert Brown Elliott's early life is a mystery.[citati...

12/23/2013 12/23/2013

Hayne Rainey (June 21, 1832 – August 1, 1887) was the first African American to serve in the United States House of Representatives, the second black person to serve in the United States Congress (U.S....

12/23/2013 12/23/2013

US Congressman. Elected to represent South Carolina's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1887 to 1891. Also served as a State Court Judge. Married to Emma C. Perri...

12/17/2013 12/17/2013

Swinton Legaré (local /lɨˈɡriː/ LA-gree; January 2, 1797 – June 20, 1843) was an American lawyer and politician.Life and careerLegaré was born in Charleston, South Carolina, of Huguenot and Scottish an...

11/25/2013 11/25/2013

Alexander D. Sims, US Congress (1803 - 1848)

"Alexander Dromgoole /Sims/"

Sims, Alexander Dromgoole (1803-1848) — of South Carolina. Born in Virginia, 1803. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state legislature; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1845-48; d...

9/5/2008 10/23/2013

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 1819, studied law, ...

4/19/2009 10/4/2013

Smalls (April 5 , 1839–February 23, 1915) was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He freed himself and his fam...

4/7/2011 10/3/2013

Rogerson Williams (March 8, 1776 – November 17, 1830) was a Representative in the United States Congress and the 45th Governor of South Carolina from 1814 to 1816.Early life and careerBorn in Darlingto...

10/14/2008 10/1/2013

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 Winnsboro, South ...

10/26/2008 10/1/2013

Congressman. Elected as a Republican to the Twelfth and five succeeding Congresses, representing South Carolina's 4th and 2nd Districts, he served from 1811 to 1822. The son of South Carolina Governor ...

5/27/2010 9/30/2013

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

"Thomas Sumpter"

DAR Ancestor #: A111057 * from 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 soldiers), was a he...

3/26/2008 9/30/2013

John Cottrell Rutledge (1742 - 1828)

"Cottrell Rutledge"

This biography is NOT for the John who married the 3 wives listed in the profile. John Rutledge, Jr. (1766 – September 1, 1819) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. Born in Charlesto...

3/23/2010 9/30/2013

Peter Richardson II (April 14, 1801 – January 24, 1864) was the 59th Governor of South Carolina from 1840 to 1842.Early life and careerBorn on Hickory Hill Plantation in Clarendon County, Richardson wa...

1/9/2008 9/30/2013

US Congressman, South Carolina Governor. He served as the Governor of South Carolina from 1844 to 1846. He was later elected to represent South Carolina's 2nd and 6th Districts in the United States Hou...

7/12/2011 9/30/2013

Robert Barnwell Rhett, U.S. Senator, Southern "Fire-Eater" (1800 - 1876)

"Smith", "Robert Barnwell Smith"

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

5/7/2010 9/30/2013

Porcher Miles (July 4, 1822 – May 11, 1899) was among the ardent States' Rights advocates, supporters of slavery, and Southern secessionists who came to be known as the "Fire-Eaters." Born in South Car...

6/22/2012 9/30/2013

Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the first U.S. agent in South America, a member of the South Carolina legislature and the United Sta...

9/29/2013 9/29/2013

Thomas Pinckney, US Congress MP (1750 - 1828)

Thomas Pinckney has been recognized by the DAR as an American patriot for his military service during the American Revolution. His DAR number is A089106 . Thomas Pinckney (October 23, 1750 – November...

2/17/2008 9/29/2013

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 member of the House of...

2/2/2008 9/29/2013

Wilkinson Pickens (April 7, 1805 – January 25, 1869) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 69th Governor of South Carolina when the state seceded from the United States during the Ame...

1/4/2009 9/29/2013

Gen. Andrew Pickens, U.S. Congressman MP (1739 - 1817)

"Skyagunsta"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A090968 Pickens (September 13, 1739 – August 11, 1817) was a militia leader in the American Re...

11/11/2008 9/29/2013

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. Representat...

5/16/2009 9/29/2013