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South Carolina: State Senate


Members of the South Carolina State Senate, 1776-2016 (May be incomplete!)

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1854 Apr 23: Thomas W. Huey, died in office.
  • 1896: Thomas Talbird, elected.
  • 1900: Thomas Talbird, elected.
  • 1914 Nov 2: James David Ackerman, resigned.
  • 1914 Oct 20: Thomas J. Strait, resigned.
  • 1914 Feb 27: Thomas Joab Mauldin, resigned. Francis H. Weston, resigned.
  • 1927 Aug 26: John Howard Moore, died in office.
  • 1923 Jan 24: John Henry Johnson, resigned.
  • 1925 Jan 9: James Benjamin) Black, died in office.
  • 1927 Feb 14: Jesse F. Carter, resigned.
  • 1926: John G. Stabler, resigned.
  • 1927 Mar 5: Richmond Stacy, died in office.
  • 1926 Mar 10: Julian Haskell Scarborough, resigned.
  • 1929 Dec 31: Frank Augustus Miller, died in office.
  • 1925 May 27: Ralph Robert Tison, died in office.
  • 1929 Jul 24: Charles DePass Jones, died in office.
  • 1926 Jan 15: Daniel Ernest Amick, died in office.
  • 1928 Feb 29: James Emit Beamguard, resigned.
  • 1931 Feb 26: George Benjamin Greene, resigned.
  • 1934: James Burriss Pruitt, elected.
  • 1930 Jul 25: E. J. Dennis, died in office.
  • 1930 Feb 7: William Storen Legare, died in office.
  • 1932: James D. Parler, elected.
  • 1938 Jan 14: Strom Thurmond, resigned.
  • 1933: Fay A. Des Portes, resigned.
  • 1936 Jun 1: William Henry Lightsey, died in office.
  • 1935 Jul 16: Henry Kemper Cooke, died in office.
  • 1933 Jul 10: Robert Muldrow Cooper, Jr., resigned.
  • 1937 Nov 28: Robert Ellison Dennis, died in office.
  • 1938 Jan 19: Lanneau Durant Lide, resigned.
  • 1930 Apr 3: Frank Cook Robinson, resigned.
  • 1936 Jan 2: Joseph Jennings Dorn, died in office.
  • 1930 Feb 7: Whiteford Claude Martin, died in office.
  • 1931 Feb 7: Isaac Johnston Campbell, died in office.
  • 1940 Jan 20: Edward Henry Henderson, resigned.
  • 1947 Jan 3: William Townley Redfearn, died in office.
  • 1945 Oct 28: Harry Robinson Hughes, died in office.
  • 1943: Billy Cohen Coleman, resigned.
  • 1940: Charles C. Moore, elected.
  • 1942: Charles C. Moore, resigned.
  • 1940 Mar 8: J. B. Britton, died in office.
  • 1948 Apr 15: Joseph Rodney Moss, resigned.
  • 1950 Apr 25: James Burriss Pruitt, resigned.
  • 1958 Aug 5: John William Green, elected.
  • 1958 Nov 4: John William Green, elected.
  • 1959 Feb 27: Alex Woodle, resigned.
  • 1955 Jun 29: Frank A. Thompson, died in office.
  • 1955 Nov 8: James P. Stevens, elected.
  • 1951 Jul 17: Henry C. Walker, resigned.
  • 1956 Jan 11: William L. Harrelson, resigned.
  • 1956 Feb 14: J. Ralph Gasque, elected.
  • 1956 Nov 6: J. Ralph Gasque, elected.
  • 1958 Jun 10: Paul A. Wallace, died in office.
  • 1956 May 14: Marvin E. Abrams, resigned.
  • 1951 Dec 25: E. W. Cantwell, resigned.
  • 1956 Sep 1: Leonard G. Mishoe, resigned.
  • 1956 Nov 6: V. G. Arnette, elected.
  • 1967 Jun 19: Wade Stackhouse Weatherford, Jr., resigned.
  • 1967 Jul 31: Charles MacDonald Gibson, resigned.
  • 1967 Dec 12: Raymond Love Gamble, died in office.
  • 1966 Apr 7: Frank Rizer Hartzog, died in office.
  • 1962 Apr 13: James B. Morrison, resigned.
  • 1962 Aug 14: Cecil Claymon Grimes, Jr., elected.
  • 1960 Feb 9: Robert Claude Wasson, resigned.
  • 1960: J. Ralph Gasque, elected.
  • 1966 May 20: Robert W. Hayes, resigned.
  • 1970 Dec 15: Floyd Spence, resigned.
  • 1976 Oct 11: J. Ralph Gasque, resigned.
  • 1974 Dec 6: James B. Edwards, resigned.
  • 1996: Tim Scott (Rep), defeated.
  • 1995 Dec 28: Marshall B. Williams, died in office.
  • 2016: Lee Bright, defeated.
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