Alexander S. Wallace
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Alexander S. Wallace
Alexander Stuart Wallace
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th district

May 27, 1870 - March 3, 1877
James H. Goss
John H. Evins
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from York District

November 27, 1865 – August 5, 1866

November 22, 1858 – December 22, 1859

November 22, 1852 – December 19, 1855
Personal details
Born(1810-12-30)December 30, 1810
York, South Carolina
DiedJune 27, 1893(1893-06-27) (aged 82)
York, South Carolina
Resting placeYork, South Carolina
Political partyRepublican
Other political
affiliations
Unionist
Professionfarmer

Alexander Stuart Wallace (December 30, 1810 – June 27, 1893) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

The son of American colonial immigrant McCasland Wallace (born at sea on the Atlantic Ocean to a Scots-Irish family on their way to the port of Charleston, South Carolina), Wallace was born near York, South Carolina and received limited schooling. He engaged in planting in his native county.

He served as member of the State house of representatives from 1852 to 1855, from 1858 to 1859 under the Unionist banner, and from 1865 to 1866 as a Republican. He successfully contested as a Republican the election of William D. Simpson to the Forty-first Congress. He was reelected to the Forty-second, Forty-third, and Forty-fourth Congresses and served from May 27, 1870, to March 3, 1877. He served as chairman of the Committee on Revolutionary Claims (Forty-second Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1876 to the Forty-fifth Congress. He engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death near York, South Carolina, June 27, 1893.

He was interred at Rose Hill Cemetery in York.

Sources

  • United States Congress. "Alexander S. Wallace (id: W000074)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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