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Christie Benet (1879-1951) was a Democratic politician who briefly represented the state of South Carolina in the U.S. Senate in 1918. 1879 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Democracy is a form of government under which the power to alter the laws and structures of government lies, ultimately, with the citizenry. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Official languages English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Senators Lindsey Graham (R) Jim DeMint (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 6 Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012,012 51. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ...


Benet was born in Abbeville, South Carolina on December 26, 1879; he attended the common schools in his youth, and matriculated at the College of Charleston, the University of South Carolina, and the University of Virginia. He studied the law, and upon his admission to the bar began practice in Columbia, South Carolina, in 1903. Solicitor of the fifth judicial circuit in 1908, Benet became Columbia's city attorney from 1910 to 1912. He was the secretary of the Democratic State committee three times; on July 6, 1918 he was appointed to the Senate to fill out the term of Benjamin R. Tillman, who died in office. He served unil November 5, when a successor to the position was elected; Benet himself was an unsuccessful candidate in the same election to fill the vacancy. During his brief time in the Senate, Benet was the chairman of the Committee on National Banks; upon his defeat, he resumed his practice. From 1915 he was a member of the board of regents of the South Carolina State Hospital, later becoming the chairman of the board; in this capacity he served until 1946. During World War II Benet chaired the War Finance Committee for South Carolina, and was serving as the chairman of the Alien Enemy Hearing Board for the state's eastern district at his death; he died in Columbia on March 30, 1951, and was interred locally in Elmwood Cemetery. Abbeville is a city located in Abbeville County, South Carolina. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... 1879 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The College of Charleston (CofC) was founded in 1770 and chartered in 1785. ... University of South Carolina, Columbia The University of South Carolina, Columbia (USC or Carolina) is a public, coeducational, research university located in Columbia, South Carolina and is the flagship campus of the University of South Carolina System. ... Website Virginia. ... Aerial view of Columbia Columbia is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This article needs to be wikified. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... -1... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Benjamin Ryan Tillman (August 11, 1847 - July 3, 1918) was an American politician who served as governor of South Carolina from 1890 to 1894 and as a United States Senator from 1895 until his death. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... A Board of governors is usually the governing board of a public entity. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 7 million military deaths World War II, also known as the Second World War (sometimes WW2 or WWII), was a mid-20th century conflict that engulfed much of the globe and is accepted as... March 30 is Martines birthday of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ...


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http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000360 - Congressional biography, with picture


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