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James Henry Hammond
|60th Governor of South Carolina|
December 8, 1842 – December 7, 1844
|Lieutenant||Isaac Donnom Witherspoon|
|Preceded by||John Peter Richardson II|
|Succeeded by||William Aiken|
November 15, 1807|
Newberry County, South Carolina
|Died||November 13, 1864
Beech Island, South Carolina
|Political party||Democratic, Nullifier|
|Spouse(s)||Catherine Fitzsimmons Hammond|
|Profession||Politician, Lawyer, Publisher, Teacher|
James Henry Hammond (November 15, 1807 – November 13, 1864) was from South Carolina. He served as a United States Representative from 1835 to 1836, Governor of South Carolina from 1842 to 1844, and United States Senator from 1857 to 1860. He had a son. He was also a slave owner; his plantation is in Redcliffe Park in South Carolina. The stables at Redcliffe Park were either built by him or his son.
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