South Carolina Delegates to the U.S. Congress

40th U.S. Congress (1867-1869)

The 40th U.S. Congress met in three sessions: 1) March 4, 1867 to December 1, 1867; 2) December 2, 1867 to November 10, 1868; and 3) December 7, 1868 to March 4, 1869. A Special Session was convened from April 1st to April 20th in 1867.

In 1868, South Carolina abandoned the term "district" in favor of "county."

U.S. Senators from South Carolina

Name

County From

Comments

Thomas James Robertson

Richland
Took his seat on July 15, 1868.

Frederick Adolphus Sawyer

Charleston
Took his seat on July 16, 1868.

U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina

Name

U.S. House District

County From

Comments

Christopher Columbus Bowen

2nd

Charleston
Took his seat on July 20, 1868.

Manuel Simeon Corley

3rd

Lexington
Took his seat on July 25, 1868.

James Hamilton Goss

4th

Union
Took his seat on July 18, 1868.

Benjamin Franklin Whittemore

1st

Darlington
Took his seat on July 18, 1868.
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