James Overstreet
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James Overstreet

James Overstreet
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th district

March 4, 1819 - May 24, 1822
Joseph Bellinger
Andrew R. Govan
Member of the South Carolina Senate from Barnwell District

November 28, 1814 – December 18, 1817
Joseph Bellinger
Lewis Malone Ayer
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Barnwell District

November 28, 1808 – December 18, 1813
Personal details
Born(1773-02-11)February 11, 1773
Barnwell District, Province of South Carolina
DiedMay 24, 1822(1822-05-24) (aged 49)
China Grove, North Carolina
Resting placeChina Grove, North Carolina
Political partyDemocratic-Republican

James Overstreet (February 11, 1773 - May 24, 1822) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

Born near Barnwell Court House, Barnwell District, South Carolina, Overstreet attended the common schools. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1798 and commenced practice in Barnwell District. He served as member of the state house of representatives from 1808 to 1813.

Overstreet was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1819, until his death May 24, 1822, at China Grove, North Carolina, while en route to his home from Washington, D.C.[1] He was interred in Savitz Cemetery at Mount Zion Reformed Church, China Grove, North Carolina.

See also


  1. ^ "Obituary". Charleston Courier. June 10, 1822. p. 2. Retrieved 2020 – via Newspapers.com.

External links

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