South Carolina's 8th congressional district

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The 8th Congressional District of South Carolina was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in South Carolina. It was created in 1803 as a result of the 1800 Census and eliminated in 1843 as a result of the 1840 Census. The district was last represented by Thomas De Lage Sumter.

List of representatives[edit]

Name Party Years District residence Electoral history
District created in 1803
No image.svg John B. Earle Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805
Anderson County Retired
No image.svg Elias Earle Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1807
Greenville [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Lemuel J. Alston Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1807 –
March 3, 1811
Greenville [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Elias Earle Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
Greenville Redistricted to the 7th district
No image.svg Samuel Farrow Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
Spartanburg [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Thomas Moore Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
Spartanburg County [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Wilson Nesbitt Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
Spartanburg [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg John McCreary Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
Chester [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Joseph Gist Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
Pinckneyville Redistricted to the 7th district
No image.svg John Carter Jacksonian
Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Redistricted from the 9th district
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
No image.svg James Blair Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
April 1, 1834
Lancaster County Died (suicide)
Vacant April 1, 1834 –
December 8, 1834
Richard Irvine Manning I.jpg Richard Irvine Manning I Jacksonian December 8, 1834 –
May 1, 1836
Columbia Died
Vacant May 1, 1836 –
December 19, 1836
John Peter Richardson II.jpg John Peter Richardson II Jacksonian December 19, 1836 –
March 3, 1837
Spartanburg [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
No image.svg Thomas De Lage Sumter Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1843
Stateburg [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
District eliminated in 1843

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