Hemphill, Robert W. (Robert Witherspoon), 1915-1983
- Existence: 19150510 - 19831225
- Chester (S.C.) (Place of Birth)
- Language: English. Script: Latin
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
The Ernest F. Hollings files contain Workman’s notes from Hollings’ gubernatorial press conferences, 1959-1961, gubernatorial campaign of 1958, and primary campaign for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 1962 (including transcripts of television appearances). The George Bell Timmerman and Donald Russell files also contain gubernatorial press conference notes and speeches.
Robert W. Hemphill served South Carolina's 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1957-1964. President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him to a federal district court judgeship in April 1964, and he served in that capacity until his death in 1983. Previous public service included a stint in the South Carolina House of Representatives (Chester County), 1947-1948, and as Solicitor for the 6th Judicial Circuit, 1951-1956.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR PAPERS, 1963-1965, consist of General and Topical material created during McNair‘s service as Lieutenant Governor under Governor Donald Russell. General papers include correspondence, memoranda, and other papers of a general nature, arranged chronologically. Topical Files regard education, his work presiding over the General Assembly, and meetings, as well as other subjects.