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South Carolina: Lieutenant Governors


Lieutenant Governors of South Carolina, 1778-2017 (May be incomplete!)
Christopher Gadsden 1778-80 Thomas Bee 1779-80 Richard Hutson 1782-83 Richard Beresford 1783 William Moultrie 1784 Samuel Farrow 1810-12 Eldred Simkins 1810 Whitemarsh Benjamin Seabrook 1834-36 William Kennedy Clowney 1840 A. J. Ransier 1871-72 William Dunlap Simpson 1876-79 Eugene Blackburn Gary 1891-93 Miles B. McSweeney 1897-99 Robert B. Scarborough 1899 Charles Aurelius Smith 1911-15 J. E. Harley 1931-41 Ransome Judson Williams 1943-45 George Bell Timmerman, Jr. 1947-55 Ernest F. Hollings 1955-59 Burnet R. Maybank 1959-61 Robert E. McNair 1963-65 Henry D. McMaster 2015-17

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1870: Matthew C. Butler, defeated.
  • 1896: Miles B. McSweeney (Dem), elected.
  • 1916: Edward Clarkson Leverette Adams, defeated.
  • 1922: Edward Clarkson Leverette Adams, defeated.
  • 1934: J. E. Harley (Dem), elected.
  • 1938: J. E. Harley (Dem), elected.
  • 1946: E. Coke Bridges, defeated.
  • 1958 Nov 4: Burnet R. Maybank, elected.
  • 1974: Carroll A. Campbell, Jr., defeated.
  • 1986: Tommy Hartnett, defeated.
  • 1994: Joseph P. Riley, Jr. (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2010 Jun 8: Bill Connor (Rep), advanced to runoff.
  • 2010 Jun 22: Bill Connor (Rep), defeated in primary.
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