List of United States Political Families (H) - The Hemphills

The Hemphills

  • John Hemphill (1803–1862), Judge in Texas 1840–1842, delegate to the Texas Constitutional Convention 1845, Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court 1846–1858, U.S. Senator from Texas 1859–1861, Confederate States Provisional Representative from Texas 1861–1862. Uncle of John J. Hemphill.
    • John J. Hemphill (1849–1912), South Carolina State Representative 1876, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1883–1893. Nephew of John Hemphill.
    • William H. Brawley (1841–1916), South Carolina State Representative 1882–1890, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1891–1894, Judge of U.S. District Court of South Carolina 1894–1911. Cousin of John J. Hemphill.
      • Robert Witherspoon Hemphill (1915–1983), South Carolina State Representative 1947–1948, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1957–1964, Judge of U.S. District Court in South Carolina 1964. Grandnephew of John J. Hemphill and William H. Brawley.

NOTE: Robert Witherspoon Hemphill was also great-great-grandson of U.S. Representative Robert Witherspoon.

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