Hammond, James Henry
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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