FULMER, Hampton Pitts

FULMER, Hampton Pitts
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1875–1944

Biography

FULMER, Hampton Pitts, (husband of Willa L. Fulmer), a Representative from South Carolina; born near Springfield, Orangeburg County, S.C., June 23, 1875; attended the public schools and was graduated from Massey's Business College, Columbus, Ga., in 1897; engaged in agricultural and mercantile pursuits in Norway, S.C.; also engaged in banking; member of the State house of representatives 1917-1920; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-seventh and to the eleven succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1921, until his death; chairman, Committee on Agriculture (Seventy-sixth through Seventy-eighth Congresses); had been nominated for reelection to the Seventy-ninth Congress; died in Washington, D.C., October 19, 1944; interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Orangeburg, S.C.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Clemson University
Special Collections and Archives

Clemson, SC
Papers: In the Frank Lever Congressional Campaign Series,1932, 0.5 cubic foot. This series documents Lever's unsuccessful bid for the former seat he held in Congress. Lever lost to the incumbent congressman, Hampton Fulmer, and never sought public office again.
Papers: In the Strom Thurmond State Senate Series, 1932-1939, 1.7 cubic feet. Other authors include Hampton Fulmer.

University of South Carolina
South Caroliniana Library

Columbia, SC
Papers: In the Columbia Chamber of Commerce (Columbia, S.C.) Records, 1913-1955, 21.25 linear feet. Correspondents include H.P. Fulmer.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

United States. 79th Cong., 1st sess., 1945. House. Memorial services held in the House of Representatives of the United States, together with remarks presented in eulogy of Hampton Pitts Fulmer, late a Representative from South Carolina. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1947.

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