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Abstract This large collection primarily documents Floyd Davidson Spence's tenure serving South Carolina's 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1971-2001, where he chaired the Committee on National Security, later renamed the Committee on Armed Services (1995-2000). Spence served in the S.C. House of Representatives (Lexington County) from 1957-1962, when he announced he was leaving the Democratic Party and would run for Congress as a Republican, making him the first notable office...
Dates: 1928 - 2001
Found in: South Carolina Political Collections