Arthur Peronneau HAYNE, Congress, SC (17881790-1867)

Senate Years of Service:

HAYNE, Arthur Peronneau, (brother of Robert Young Hayne), a Senator from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., March 12, 1788 or 1790; pursued classical studies; engaged in business; served in the War of 1812 as first lieutenant, major, and inspector general; brevetted lieutenant colonel for gallant conduct at New Orleans; studied law; admitted to the bar and practiced; served in the Florida War as commander of the Tennessee Volunteers and retired in 1820; member, State house of representatives; United States naval agent in the Mediterranean for five years; declined the Belgian mission; appointed to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Josiah J. Evans and served from May 11, 1858, to December 2, 1858; was not a candidate to succeed himself; died in Charleston, S.C., January 7, 1867; interment in St. Michael’s Churchyard.


A Brief Sketch of the Life and Military Services of Arthur P. Hayne. New York: J.F. Trow, 1852.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present