Political and Government Leaders

(1724-1805) Christopher Gadsden was a Charleston merchant who was a vocal advocate of American independence in South Carolina.

(1835-1907) Daniel Henry Chamberlain was the governor of South Carolina from 1874-1876.

(1868-1975) Born in Aiken County, Edgar Allan Brown was a longtime Democratic legislator of South Carolina from Barnwell County who served South Carolina from 1922-1972.