Past Bishops of the South Carolina Conferences

South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (1972)

  • Mary Virginia Taylor (2004-12)
  • James Lawrence McCleskey (1996-2004)
  • Robert Hitchcock Spain (1995-96)
  • Joseph Benjamin Bethea (1988-95)
  • Roy Clyde Clark (1980-88)
  • Edward Lewis Tullis (1972-80)

South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (1785)

  • Paul Hardin Jr. (1968-72)

South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church (1866)

  • Paul Hardin Jr. (1968-72)

South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Church (1785)

  • Paul Hardin Jr. (1960-68)
  • Nolan Bailey Harmon (1956-60)
  • Costen Jordan Harrell (1948-56)
  • Clare Purcell (1944-48)
  • William Turner Watkins (1940-44)
  • Clare Purcell (1939-40)

Upper South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Church

  • Clare Purcell (1944-48)
  • William Turner Watkins (1940-44)
  • Clare Purcell (1939-40)

Upper South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South

  • Clare Purcell (1938-39)
  • Paul Bentley Kern (1934-38)
  • Warren Akin Candler (1916, 1917, 1930-34)
  • Edwin DuBose Mouzon (1926-30)
  • Collins Denny (1915, 1922-26)
  • Urban Valentine Williams Darlington (1918-22)

The South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Church (1866)

  • Charles Franklin Golden (1964-68)
  • Noah Watson Moore (1966)
  • Marquis LaFayette Harris (1960-64)
  • John Wesley Edward Bowen (1948-60)
  • Alexander Preston Shaw (1951)
  • Edward Wendall Kelly (1946, 1947)
  • Willis Jefferson King (1944)
  • Lorenzo Houston King (1940-44, 1944-46)
  • Matthew Wesley Clair (1939-40)

The South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (1785)

  • Clare Purcell (1938-39)
  • Paul Bentley Kern (1934-38)
  • Warren Akin Candler (1930-34, 1917, 1916, 1905)
  • Edwin DuBose Mouzon (1926-30)
  • Collins Denny (1913, 1914, 1915, 1922-26)
  • Urban Valentine Williams Darlington (1918-22)
  • James Atkins (1916, 1917)
  • Alpheus Waters Wilson (1906, 1908, 1909, 1904, 1913, 1883)
  • John Carlisle Kilgo (1911, 1912)
  • Eugene Russell Hendrix (1910, 1892)
  • Henry Clay Morrison (1907)
  • Alexander Coke Smith (1903)
  • Joseph Stanton Key (1899)
  • Charles Betts Galloway (1901, 1895)
  • Robert Kennon Hargrove (1900, 1893)
  • William Wallace Duncan (1902, 1898, 1897, 1890)
  • John Cowper Granberry (1896, 1891, 1886)
  • John Christian Keener (1894, 1889, 1888, 1885, 1875)
  • Enoch Mather Marvin (1874)
  • Holland Nimmons McTyeire (1887, 1884, 1882, 1873)
  • Hubbard Hinde Kavanaugh (1876, 1869)
  • David Seth Dogger (1877, 1867)
  • William May Wightman (1879, 1878, 1868, 1866)
  • John Early (1862, 1859, 1855)
  • George Foster Pierce (1881, 1870, 1865, 1864, 1863, 1854)
  • Robert Paine (1872, 1871, 1860, 1857, November 1853, 1850)
  • James Osgood Andrew (1861, 1858, 1856, 1851, 1845, January 1848, 1849)
  • William Capers (January 1853, December 1848, 1847)

The South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church (1785)

  • Joshua Soule (December 1844, February 1844, 1830, 1828, 1827, 1826)
  • Beverly Waugh (1842)
  • James Osgood Andrew (1843, 1841, 1839, 1836, 1835,1834, 1833)
  • Thomas Asbury Morris (1840, 1838)
  • John Emory (1834)
  • Elijah Hedding (1832)
  • Robert Richford Roberts (1827, 1825, 1823, December 1818, January 1818)
  • Enoch George (1824, 1822, 1821, 1820, 1816)
  • William McKendree (1829, 1827, 1822, 1821, 1820, January 1818, 1816, 1815, December 1814, January 1814, January 1812, 1810, 1809, 1808)
  • Richard Whatcoat (December 1805, January 1805, 1801)
  • Francis Asbury (December 1814, January 1814, 1812, 1811, 1810, 1809, 1808, 1807, 1806, December 1805, January 1805, 1804,1803, 1802, 1801, 1800, 1799, 1797, 1796, 1795, 1794, December 1792, February 1792, 1791, 1790, 1789, 1788, 1787)
  • Thomas Coke (1804, 1797, 1791, 1787)

The South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church (1866)

  • Charles Wesley Flint (1936-39)
  • Frederick Thomas Keeney (1928-32, 1932-36)
  • Matthew Wesley Clair (1934)
  • Ernest Gladstone Richardson (1920-28)
  • Robert Elijah Jones (1926, 1929)
  • Wilbur Patterson Thirkield (1916)
  • Frederick DeLand Leete (1912-20)
  • Luther Barton Wilson (1911)
  • Thomas Benjamin Neely (1910)
  • John William Hamilton (1908, 1909)
  • David Hastings Moore (1907)
  • Joseph Flintoft Berry (1906)
  • William Burt (1905)
  • David Ayres Goodsell (1901, 1904)
  • Earl Cranston (1903)
  • Cyrus David Foss (1902, 1887, 1898)
  • James Newbury Fitzgerald (1900)
  • Edward Gayer Andrews (1886, 1899)
  • John Heyl Vincent (December 1897)
  • John Fletcher Hurst (1888, February 1897)
  • Willard Francis Mallalieu (1896)
  • Charles Henry Fowler (1895)
  • Issac Wilson Joyce (1894)
  • John Morgan Walden (1885, 1893)
  • Randolph Sinks Foster (1876, 1882, 1892)
  • Henry White Warren (1881, 1891)
  • Thomas Bowman (1884, 1890)
  • John Philip Newman (1889)
  • Stephen Mason Merrill (1883)
  • Matthew Simpson (1870, 1871, 1880)
  • Jesse Truesdell Peck (1879)
  • Levi Scott (1867, 1878)
  • William Logan Harris (1877)
  • Issac William Wiley (1875)
  • Gilbert Haven (1874)
  • Edward Raymond Ames (1873)
  • Edmund Storer Janes (1868, 1869)
  • Osman Cleander Baker (1866)