South Carolina Delegates to the U.S. Congress

48th U.S. Congress (1883-1885)

The 48th U.S. Congress met in two sessions: 1) December 3, 1883 to July 7, 1884; and 2) December 1, 1884 to March 3, 1885.

Due to the results of the 1880 U.S. Census, South Carolina was authorized to send seven (7) delegates to the U.S. House of Representatives. All South Carolina U.S. House Districts were redrawn as of March 3, 1883.

U.S. Senators from South Carolina

Name

County From

Comments

Matthew Calbraith Butler

Edgefield
-

Wade Hampton, III

Richland
-

U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina

Name

U.S. House District*

County From

Comments

David Wyatt Aiken

3rd

Abbeville
-

George William Dargan

6th

Darlington
-

Samuel Dibble

1st

Orangeburg
-

John Hamilton Evins /
John Bratton

4th

Spartanburg /
Fairfield
John Hamilton Evins died while in office on October 20, 1884. John Bratton was elected to replace him and he took his seat on December 8, 1884.

John James Hemphill

5th

Chester
-

Edmund William McGregor Mackey /
Robert Smalls

7th

Charleston /
Beaufort
Edmund William McGregor Mackey died while in office on January 27, 1884. Robert Smalls was elected to replace him and he took his seat on March 18, 1884.

George Dionysius Tillman

2nd

Edgefield
-
* The South Carolina U.S. Congressional Districts were redrawn and renumbered due to the results of the 1880 U.S. Census.
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