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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

Name Took Office Left Office Party District Residence Notes
District created in 1803
John B. Earle March 4, 1803 March 3, 1805 Democratic-Republican Anderson County
Elias Earle March 4, 1805 March 3, 1807 Democratic-Republican Greenville
Lemuel J. Alston March 4, 1807 March 3, 1811 Democratic-Republican Greenville
Elias Earle March 4, 1811 March 3, 1813 Democratic-Republican Greenville redistricted to the 7th district
Samuel Farrow March 4, 1813 March 3, 1815 Democratic-Republican Spartanburg
Thomas Moore March 4, 1815 March 3, 1817 Democratic-Republican Spartanburg County
Wilson Nesbitt March 4, 1817 March 3, 1819 Democratic-Republican Spartanburg
John McCreary March 4, 1819 March 3, 1821 Democratic-Republican Chester
Joseph Gist March 4, 1821 March 3, 1823 Democratic-Republican Pinckneyville redistricted to the 7th district
John Carter March 4, 1823 March 3, 1825 Jacksonian D-R redistricted from the 9th district
March 4, 1825 March 3, 1829 Jackson
James Blair March 4, 1829 April 1, 1834 Jackson Lancaster County Died
Richard Irvine Manning I December 8, 1834 May 1, 1836 Jackson Columbia Died
John Peter Richardson II December 19, 1836 March 3, 1837 Jackson Spartanburg
March 4, 1837 March 3, 1839 Democratic
Thomas De Lage Sumter March 4, 1839 March 3, 1843 Democratic Stateburg
District eliminated in 1843

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