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Hammond, James Henry

Born: 1807 AD
Died: 1864 AD, at 56 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Governor, Political Leader, Politician


1807 - James Henry Hammond, born on the 15th of November in Newberry District, South Carolina. He was a politician from South Carolina.

1825 - Graduated from the South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia.

1828 - Studied law, admitted to the bar and practiced in Columbia.

1834 - Established a newspaper to support nullification; planter; elected as a Nullifier to the Twenty-fourth Congress.

1835 - 1836 - Served as Nullifer.

1842 - 1844 - Governor of South Carolina.

1857 - Elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Andrew P. Butler.

1864 - Died at “Redcliffe,” Beach Island, South Carolina on the 13th of November.


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