Calhoun, John C. - Vice President under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson, Secretary of War under James Monroe, Senator and Congressman from South Carolina, served in South Carolina legislature.
Campbell, John A. - U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Assistant Secretary Of War, C. S. A.
Lincoln, Abraham - President
Mason, James M. - U.S. Senator, Confederate diplomat
Pryor, Roger A. - Lawyer, newspaper editor and politician
Ross, Rev. Frederick A.
Russell, William Howard, British journalist
Whitman, Walt - poet