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Political party  Republican
Name  James Goss
James H. Goss
Preceded by  Milledge L. Bonham (1860)
Born  August 9, 1820 Union, South Carolina (1820-08-09)
Died  October 31, 1886(1886-10-31) (aged 66) Union, South Carolina
Allegiance  Confederate States of America

Succeeded by  Alexander S. Wallace
Resting place  Union, South Carolina

James Hamilton Goss (August 9, 1820 – October 31, 1886) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

Born in Union, South Carolina, Goss attended the common schools and the Union Male Academy. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He served with the South Carolina Militia during the Civil War.

He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1867. Upon the readmission of the State of South Carolina to representation, he was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress and served from July 18, 1868, to March 3, 1869. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1868.

He served as member of the board of commissioners of Union County 1871-1874. He was appointed postmaster of Union August 12, 1875, and served until September 23, 1884.

He died in Union, South Carolina, October 31, 1886. He was interred in the Presbyterian Cemetery.

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