Alexander S. Wallace

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Alexander Stuart Wallace
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th district
In office
May 27, 1870 – March 3, 1877
Preceded by James H. Goss
Succeeded by John H. Evins
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from York District
In office
November 27, 1865 – August 5, 1866
In office
November 22, 1858 – December 22, 1859
In office
November 22, 1852 – December 19, 1855
Personal details
Born (1810-12-30)December 30, 1810
York, South Carolina
Died June 27, 1893(1893-06-27) (aged 82)
York, South Carolina
Resting place York, South Carolina
Political party Republican
Other political
affiliations
Unionist
Profession farmer

Alexander Stuart Wallace (December 30, 1810 – June 27, 1893) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

Born near York, South Carolina, the son of an American colonial immigrant, McCasland Wallace (born at sea on the Atlantic Ocean to a Scots-Irish family on their way to the port of Charleston, South Carolina), Wallace received a limited schooling. He engaged in planting in his native county. He served as member of the State house of representatives from 1852 to 1855 from 1858 to 1859 under the unionist banner and 1865-1866 as a Republican. He successfully contested as a Republican the election of William D. Simpson to the Forty-first Congress. He was reelected to the Forty-second, Forty-third, and Forty-fourth Congresses and served from May 27, 1870, to March 3, 1877. He served as chairman of the Committee on Revolutionary Claims (Forty-second Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress. He engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death near York, South Carolina, June 27, 1893. He was interred in Rose Hill Cemetery, York, South Carolina.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James H. Goss
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th congressional district

1870 – 1877
Succeeded by
John H. Evins

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