Edward C. Mann

Edward Coke Mann ( born November 21, 1880 in Lowndesville, Abbeville County, South Carolina, † November 11, 1931 at Rowesville, South Carolina ) was an American politician. Between 1919 and 1921 he represented the state of South Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Edward Mann attended the public schools of his home and thereafter until 1901, the military college The Citadel in Charleston. He then worked for a year as a teacher and five years for a tobacco company. After a concurrent law degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia and its made ​​in 1906 admitted to the bar, he began practicing in his new profession in St. Matthews. Between 1916 and 1919 he was a prosecutor in the first judicial district of South Carolina.

Politically man was a member of the Democratic Party. Following the resignation of Congressman Asbury Lever, he was elected as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington at the election due in the seventh constituency of South Carolina. He resigned on October 7, 1919 at its new mandate. Until March 3, 1921, he finished the opened legislature of his predecessor. At this time the 19th Amendment was passed by the women's suffrage was introduced nationwide.

For the regular congressional elections of 1920, Edward Mann was not nominated by his party. In the following years he worked again as a lawyer. Since 1923, he served in Orangeburg County as a master in equity. Edward Mann died on November 11, 1931 in a hunting accident near Rowesville. He was buried in Orangeburg.