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U.S. District Attorneys in South Carolina

U.S. District Attorneys for South Carolina, 1789-1998 (may be incomplete!)
John J. Pringle 1789-92 Thomas Parker 1792-1820 Robert Y. Hayne 1820 John Gadsden 1820-31 Edward Frost 1831 Robert B. Gilchrist 1831-40 Edward McCrady 1840-50 William Whaley 1850 James L. Petigru 1850-53 Thomas Evans 1853-56 James Conner 1856-60 John Phillips 1866-67 David T. Corbin 1867-77 L. C. Northrup 1878-81 Samuel W. Melton 1881-85 Leroy F. Youmans 1885-89 Abial Lathrop 1889-93 William P. Murphy 1893-96 Abial Lathrop 1896-1901 John G. Capers 1901-06 Ernest F. Cochran 1906-14 Francis H. Weston 1914-18 Klyde Robinson 1968-69 Joseph O. Rogers, Jr. 1969-71 John K. Grisso 1971-75 Thomas P. Simpson 1975 Mark W. Buyck, Jr. 1975-77 Thomas P. Simpson 1977 Thomas E. Lydon, Jr. 1977-81 Henry D. McMaster 1981-85 Vinton D. Lide 1985-89 E. Bart Daniel 1989-92 John S. Simmons 1992-93 Margaret B. Seymour 1993 J. Preston Strom, Jr. 1993-96 Margaret B. Seymour 1996 J. René Josey 1996-98

U.S. District Attorneys for South Carolina, 1918-68 (may be incomplete!)
Francis H. Weston 1918-22 D. Ernest Meyer 1922-30 Henry E. Davis 1930-34 Claud N. Sapp 1934-47 Benjamin S. Whaley 1947-53 N. Welsh Morrisette, Jr. 1953-61 Terrell L. Glenn 1961-68

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1947 Feb 3: Claud N. Sapp, died in office.

    U.S. District Attorneys for South Carolina, 1915-68 (may be incomplete!)
    Francis H. Weston 1915 J. William Thurmond 1915-21 Ernest F. Cochran 1921-23 Joseph A. Tolbert 1923-33 Charles C. Wyche 1933-37 Oscar H. Doyle 1937-50 Edward P. Riley 1951 John C. Williams 1951-54 Joseph E. Hines 1954-61 John C. Williams 1961-68
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