The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
South Carolina: Continental Congress

Delegates to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1774-89 (May be incomplete!)
Christopher Gadsden 1774-76 Thomas Lynch, Sr. 1774 Henry Middleton 1774 Edward Rutledge 1774-76 John Rutledge 1774 Thomas Heyward, Jr. 1776-78 Thomas Lynch, Jr. 1776 Arthur Middleton 1776 Henry Laurens 1777-80 Paul Trapier 1777 William Henry Drayton 1778-79 Richard Hutson 1778-79 John Mathews 1778-81 Thomas Bee 1780-81 Francis Kinloch 1780 Isaac Motte 1780 Nicholas Eveleigh 1781-82 John Lewis Gervais 1782-83 Ralph Izard 1782-83 David Ramsay 1782-83 Richard Beresford 1783-84 Jacob Read 1783-85 John Bull 1784-87 John Kean 1785-87 Charles Pinckney 1785-87 David Ramsay 1785-86 Daniel Huger 1786-88 John Parker 1786-88 Pierce Butler 1787 Thomas Tudor Tucker 1787-88 Robert Barnwell 1788-89

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1779 Sep 3: William Henry Drayton, died in office.
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