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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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Noah Louis Robinson

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Forrest S. Petersen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in South Carolina
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 63 (1872-1935)