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List of famous people who died in South Carolina, with photos when available. These notable South Carolina deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in South Carolina, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has South Carolina listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in South Carolina has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

Everything from Robert Gould Shaw to Samuel McGowan is included on this list.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in South Carolina?" and "Which celebrities died in South Carolina?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in South Carolina includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Aaliyah Died at 22 (1979-2001)

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Samuel Pierpont Langley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Samuel Pierpont Langley Died at 72 (1834-1906)

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John Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
John Lindsay Died at 79 (1921-2000)

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Joseph Pulitzer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Joseph Pulitzer Died at 64 (1847-1911)

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Gaines Adams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Gaines Adams Died at 27 (1983-2010)

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Donald Henry Gaskins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Donald Henry Gaskins Died at 58 (1933-1991)

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Stede Bonnet is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Stede Bonnet Died at 30 (1688-1718)

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Joseph Rainey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Joseph Rainey Died at 55 (1832-1887)

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Nathanael Greene is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Nathanael Greene Died at 44 (1742-1786)

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Don Dubbins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Don Dubbins Died at 63 (1928-1991)

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James Dickey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
James Dickey Died at 74 (1923-1997)

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Garry Moore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Garry Moore Died at 78 (1915-1993)

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The Fabulous Moolah is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
The Fabulous Moolah Died at 84 (1923-2007)

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Nicholas Longworth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Nicholas Longworth Died at 62 (1869-1931)

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Mickey Spillane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Mickey Spillane Died at 88 (1918-2006)

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Septima Poinsette Clark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Septima Poinsette Clark Died at 89 (1898-1987)

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James F. Byrnes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
James F. Byrnes Died at 90 (1882-1972)

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Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Shoeless Joe Jackson Died at 64 (1887-1951)

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Dawn Langley Simmons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Dawn Langley Simmons Died at 63 (1937-2000)

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Robert Gould Shaw is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Robert Gould Shaw Died at 26 (1837-1863)

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George Banks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
George Banks Died at 47 (1938-1985)

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Hal Dixon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Hal Dixon Died at 46 (1920-1966)

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Noah Louis Robinson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
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Forrest S. Petersen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Forrest S. Petersen Died at 68 (1922-1990)

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Francis Marion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Francis Marion Died at 63 (1732-1795)

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John Bachman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
John Bachman Died at 84 (1790-1874)

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Thomas Green Clemson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Thomas Green Clemson Died at 81 (1807-1888)

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Napoleon Hill is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Napoleon Hill Died at 87 (1883-1970)

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William C. Preston is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
William C. Preston Died at 66 (1794-1860)

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Norina Matchabelli is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Norina Matchabelli Died at 77 (1880-1957)

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Alexander Tyler Smith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Alexander Tyler Smith Died at 1 (1993-1994)

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Robert Woodward Barnwell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Robert Woodward Barnwell Died at 81 (1801-1882)

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Michael Daniel Smith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Michael Daniel Smith Died at 3 (1991-1994)

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Coleman Livingston Blease is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Coleman Livingston Blease Died at 74 (1868-1942)

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James Henry Hammond is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
James Henry Hammond Died at 57 (1807-1864)

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Jimmy Ellis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Jimmy Ellis Died at 74 (1938-2012)

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Bob Jones, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Bob Jones, Sr. Died at 85 (1883-1968)

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Murray Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Murray Murdoch Died at 97 (1904-2001)

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Thomas E. Miller is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Thomas E. Miller Died at 89 (1849-1938)

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Langdon Cheves is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Langdon Cheves Died at 81 (1776-1857)

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Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. Died at 65 (1940-2005)

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Andrew Gordon Magrath is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Andrew Gordon Magrath Died at 80 (1813-1893)

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Arthur P. Hayne is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Arthur P. Hayne Died at 79 (1788-1867)

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Dallen Bounds is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Dallen Bounds Died at 28 (1971-1999)

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Mendel Jackson Davis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Mendel Jackson Davis Died at 65 (1942-2007)

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Robert Evander McNair is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Robert Evander McNair Died at 84 (1923-2007)

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Joel Roberts Poinsett is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Joel Roberts Poinsett Died at 72 (1779-1851)

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Olin D. Johnston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Olin D. Johnston Died at 69 (1896-1965)

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Ormsby M. Mitchel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Ormsby M. Mitchel Died at 52 (1810-1862)

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Matilda Evans is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Matilda Evans Died at 63 (1872-1935)