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All U.S. Senators from South Carolina

List of South Carolina senators, with plenty of pictures and photos. List includes current SC senators and all past United States senators of South Carolina. Since the founding of the United States government, Americans have elected two senators per state regardless of the state's population (unlike the House of Representatives). At first, senators were voted into the US Congress by their individual state legislatures. Today though, senators are elected directly by the people. Each pair of senators serve staggered six year terms, with senatorial elections happening every two years. The most recent senate race was especially exciting due to the democrats' controversial support of healthcare reform and the republicans' regrouping with the support of the Tea Party.
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    1866 March 4, 1789- October 25, 1796

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    John Hunter 1737 December 8, 1796- November 26, 1798

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    1757 December 6, 1798- June 6, 1801

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    Thomas Sumter 1734 December 15, 1801- December 16, 1810

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    1770 December 31, 1810- November 1816

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    William Smith 1728 December 4, 1816- March 3, 1823

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    Robert Young Hayne March 4, 1823- December 13, 1832

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    1782 December 29, 1832- March 3, 1843

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    1779 March 4, 1843- March 3, 1845

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    1799 April 11, 1850- May 29, 1850

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    1801 June 4, 1850- December 8, 1850

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    Robert Barnwell Rhett December 18, 1850- May 7, 1852

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    1792 May 10, 1852- March 3, 1853

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    Josiah James Evans March 4, 1853- May 6, 1858

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    1788 May 11, 1858- December 2, 1858

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    James Chesnut, Jr. December 3, 1858- November 10, 1860

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    1823 July 15, 1868- March 3, 1877

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    Matthew C. Butler March 4, 1877- March 3, 1895

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    Benjamin R. Tillman March 4, 1895- July 3, 1918

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    1879 July 6, 1918- November 5, 1918

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    William P. Pollock 1870 November 6, 1918- March 3, 1919

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    Nathaniel B. Dial March 3, 1919- March 3, 1925

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    Coleman Livingston Blease March 4, 1925- March 3, 1931

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    1882 March 4, 1931- July 8, 1941

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    1886 July 22, 1941- August 1, 1941

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    1899 August 5, 1941- November 4, 1941

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    1899 November 5, 1941- September 1, 1954

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    1895 September 6, 1954- December 23, 1954

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    1902 December 24, 1954- April 4, 1956

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    1908 April 5, 1956- November 6, 1956

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    1741 March 4, 1789- March 3, 1795

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    1752 March 4, 1795- March 3, 1801

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    John Ewing Colhoun March 4, 1801- October 26, 1802

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    John Gaillard 1765 December 6, 1804- February 26, 1826

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    William Harper 1790 March 8, 1826- November 29, 1826

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    1787 March 4, 1831- March 3, 1833

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    1794 November 26, 1833- November 29, 1842

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    1790 December 23, 1842- August 17, 1846

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    1796 December 4, 1846- May 25, 1857

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    1807 December 7, 1857- November 11, 1860

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    1822 July 16, 1868- March 3, 1873

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    John J. Patterson 1830 March 4, 1873- March 3, 1879

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    1818 March 4, 1879- March 3, 1891

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    John L. M. Irby 1854 March 4, 1891- March 3, 1897

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    1847 March 4, 1897- May 20, 1897

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    1860 June 1, 1897- March 3, 1903

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    1851 March 4, 1903- February 20, 1908

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    1860 March 6, 1908- March 3, 1909

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    Ellison D. Smith March 4, 1909- November 17, 1944

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