Asbury Churchwell Latimer (July 31, 1851 – February 20, 1908) was a United States Representative and Senator from South Carolina. Born near Lowndesville, South Carolina, he attended the common schools, engaged in agricultural pursuits, and in 1880 moved to Belton, South Carolina and devoted his time to farming.
Asbury Churchwell Latimer
|United States Senator|
from South Carolina
March 4, 1903 – February 20, 1908
|Preceded by||John L. McLaurin|
|Succeeded by||Frank B. Gary|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from South Carolina's 3rd district
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1903
|Preceded by||George Johnstone|
|Succeeded by||Wyatt Aiken|
|Born||July 31, 1851|
Lowndesville, South Carolina
|Died||February 20, 1908 (aged 56)|
|Resting place||Belton, South Carolina|
Latimer was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1903). He did not seek renomination in 1902, having become a candidate for US Senator. He was elected to the U.S. Senate and served from March 4, 1903, until his death in 1908.
During his service in the Senate, he was appointed in 1907 a member of the United States Immigration Commission.
- United States Congress. "Asbury Latimer (id: L000114)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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