FULMER, Hampton Pitts, (1875 - 1944)


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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.