South Carolina Delegates to the U.S. Congress

7th U.S. Congress (1801-1803)
The 7th U.S. Congress met in two sessions: 1) December 7, 1801 to May 3, 1802; and 2) December 6, 1802 to March 3, 1803. A Special Session was convened from March 4th to March 5th in 1801.

U.S. Senators from South Carolina

Name

SC District From*

Comments

John Ewing Colhoun /
Pierce Butler

 Pendleton /
Beaufort
John Ewing Colhoun died while in office on October 26, 1802. Pierce Butler was elected to replace him and he took his seat on November 4, 1802.

Charles Pinckney /
Thomas Sumter

Charleston /
Sumter
Charles Pinckney resigned on June 6, 1801 after being appointed by President Thomas Jefferson as Minister to Spain. Thomas Sumter was elected to replace him and he took his seat on December 15, 1801.
*SC abolished the term "county" and began using the term "district" instead in 1800. 

U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina

Name

U.S. House District

SC District From*

Comments

William Butler, Sr.

5th

Edgefield
-

Benjamin Huger

3rd

Georgetown
-

Thomas Lowndes

1st

Charleston
-

Thomas Moore

6th

Spartanburg
-

John Rutledge, Jr.

2nd

Beaufort
-

Thomas Sumter /
Richard Winn

4th

Sumter /
Fairfield
Thomas Sumter resigned on December 15, 1801 to take his seat in the U.S. Senate. Richard Winn was elected to replace him and he took his seat on January 24, 1803.
*SC abolished the term "county" and began using the term "district" instead in 1800.
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