South Carolina's 9th congressional district

The 9th congressional district of South Carolina was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in South Carolina. It was created in 1813 as a result of the 1810 Census and eliminated in 1843 as a result of the 1840 Census. The district was last represented by Patrick C. Caldwell.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Name Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history District location
District created March 4, 1813
John Kershaw
(Camden)
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
13th Elected in 1812.
Lost re-election.
1813–1823:
"Sumter district"
William Mayrant
([data unknown/missing])
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 –
October 21, 1816
14th Elected in 1814.
Lost re-election and resigned.
Vacant October 21, 1816 –
January 2, 1817
 
Stephen Decatur Miller
(Sumterville)
Democratic-Republican January 2, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
14th
15th
Elected in 1816.
Elected November 25 & 26, 1816 to finish Mayrant's term and seated January 2, 1817.
Retired.
 
Joseph Brevard
(Camden)
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
16th Elected in 1818.
Retired.
James Blair
(Lancaster County)
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 –
May 8, 1822
17th John S. Richards was elected in 1820 but declined to serve.
Elected February 5 & 6, 1821 to finish Richards's term.
Resigned.
Vacant May 8, 1822 –
December 11, 1822
John Carter
(Camden)
Democratic-Republican December 11, 1822 –
March 3, 1823
Elected in October 1822 to finish Blair's term and seated December 11, 1822.
Redistricted to the 8th district.
Starling Tucker
(Mountain Shoals)
Democratic-Republican (Jackson) March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18th
19th
20th
21st
Redistricted from the 5th district and re-elected in 1823.
Re-elected in 1824.
Re-elected in 1826.
Re-elected in 1828.
Retired.
1823–1833:
"Newberry district"
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1831
John K. Griffin
(Clinton)
Nullifier March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1837
22nd
23rd
24th
25th
26th
Elected in 1830.
Re-elected in 1833.
Re-elected in 1834.
Re-elected in 1836.
Re-elected in 1838.
Retired.
1833–1843:
[data unknown/missing]
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
Patrick C. Caldwell
([data unknown/missing])
Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th Elected in 1840.
Redistricted to the 5th district and lost re-election.
District eliminated March 3, 1843

ReferencesEdit

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present