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Workman, William D. (William Douglas), 1914-1990



  • Existence: 1914-08-10 - 1990-11-23



Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William D. Workman, Jr. Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-WDW
Abstract William D. Workman, Jr. is best remembered for his pivotal role in the emergence of the Republican Party as a viable alternative to the Democratic Party in South Carolina. In 1962, when the Democrats were the dominant political power in the state, he made a serious bid for the U.S. Senate as a Republican. Although ultimately unsuccessful, Workman received enough votes to signal to others of like mind that a Republican could win a state-wide race. In his career as a journalist, he wrote for...
Dates: 1915 - 1997

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