Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Hammond, James Henry
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameJames Henry Hammond
Address
Newberry District, South Carolina , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born November 15, 1807
DiedNovember 13, 1864 (56 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifedJoshua L.
Oct 26, 2003 02:01am
Tags
InfoHAMMOND, James Henry, (son-in-law of Wade Hampton (1752-1835), uncle of Wade Hampton (1818-1902), a Representative and a Senator from South Carolina; born in Newberry District, S.C., November 15, 1807; graduated from the South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia in 1825; taught school and wrote for a newspaper; studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1828 and practiced in Columbia; established a newspaper to support nullification; planter; elected as a Nullifier to the Twenty-fourth Congress in 1834 and served from March 4, 1835, until February 26, 1836, when he resigned because of ill health; spent two years in Europe; returned to South Carolina and engaged in agricultural pursuits; Governor of South Carolina 1842-1844; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1857 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Andrew P. Butler and served from December 7, 1857, to November 11, 1860, when he retired; died at ‘Redcliffe,’ Beach Island, S.C., November 13, 1864.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor

DISCUSSION
Importance? 0.00000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  12/06/1857 SC US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/08/1842 SC Governor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/14/1834 SC - District 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS