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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 Residence Electoral history District location
District created in 1813
John Kershaw Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
Camden Elected in 1812.
Lost re-election.
"Sumter district"
William Mayrant Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 –
October 21, 1816
[Data unknown/missing.] Elected in 1814.
Lost re-election and resigned.
 
Stephen Decatur Miller
Democratic-Republican January 2, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
Sumterville Elected in 1816.
Elected November 25 & 26, 1816 to finish Mayrant's term and seated January 2, 1817.
Retired.
 
Joseph Brevard
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
Camden Elected in 1818.
Retired.
James Blair Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 –
May 8, 1822
Lancaster County John S. Richards was elected in 1820 but declined to serve.
Elected February 5 & 6, 1821 to begin Richards's term.
Resigned.
Vacant May 8, 1822 –
December 11, 1822
John Carter Democratic-Republican December 11, 1822 –
March 3, 1823
Camden Elected in October 1822 to finish Blair's term and seated December 11, 1822.
Redistricted to the 8th district.
Starling Tucker Jackson Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Mountain Shoals Redistricted from the 5th district and re-elected in 1823.
[Data unknown/missing.]
"Newberry district"
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1831
John K. Griffin Nullifier March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
Clinton [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing.]
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
Patrick C. Caldwell Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
District eliminated in 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