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Hampton Pitts Fulmer (February 3, 1875 - October 19, 1944) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He represented South Carolina in the United States House of Representatives from 1921 - October 19, 1944. After his death, his wife Willa L. Fulmer took over his seat.

Fulmer was born near Springfield, South Carolina. He attended the public schools and was graduated from Massey’s Business College in Columbus, Georgia in 1897. He engaged in agricultural and mercantile pursuits in Norway, South Carolina and also engaged in banking.

Fulmer was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives 1917-1920. He was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-seventh and to the eleven succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1921, until his death. While in Congress, he served as chairman, Committee on Agriculture (Seventy-sixth through Seventy-eighth Congresses). He had been nominated for reelection to the Seventy-ninth Congress before dying in Washington, D.C., October 19, 1944. He was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Orangeburg, South Carolina.


Political offices
Preceded by
Edward C. Mann
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 7th congressional district

Succeeded by
District ceased
Preceded by
Butler B. Hare
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Willa L. Fulmer
Preceded by
Marvin Jones
Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee
1941 - 1944
Succeeded by
John W. Flannagan, Jr.


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