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Lawyer

John James Hemphill, American lawyer. Member South Carolina. legislature, 1876-1882; member 48th to 52d Congresses (1882-1892). Democrat.

Background

Hemphill, John James was born on August 25, 1849 in Chester, South Carolina, United States. Son of James and Rachel E. (Brawley) Hemphill.

Education

Brother of Charles Robert H. Bachelor of Arts, South Carolina. College, 1869; studied law with his father.

Admitted to bar, 1870. Began practice January 1, 1871.

Career

Member South Carolina. legislature, 1876-1882. Member 48th to 52d Congresses (1882-1892). Democrat; in practice Washington and South Carolina., since 1893.

Author: Why the Solid South. Home: Washington, Distric.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Why the Solid South.

Membership

Member South Carolina. legislature, 1876-1882. Member 48th to 52d Congresses (1882-1892).

Connections

Married Elizabeth S. Henry, December 23, 1891.

father:
James Hemphill

mother:
Rachel E. (Brawley) Hemphill

spouse:
Elizabeth S. Henry