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Robert E. McNair Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-REM
Abstract Robert Evander McNair represented Allendale County in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1951 until his election as Lieutenant Governor in 1962. He served under Governor Donald Russell until 1965, when the death of U.S. Senator Olin Johnston left a vacancy in South Carolina's congressional delegation. McNair succeeded Russell as governor and appointed Russell to serve in the senate until such time as a special election could be held. McNair was elected to a full term as...
Dates: 1953 - 2010

Robert T. Ashmore Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RTA
Collection Description The Ashmore collection consists of 3.75 ft. of material, chiefly correspondence, speeches, and clippings of United States Congressman Robert T. Ashmore (1904-1989). Ashmore represented South Carolina’s 4th District in the United States House of Representatives between 1953 and 1969. Also included are records of his campaigns for office, 1935-1970, and work with the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments, 1970-1985.General correspondence includes both personal and...
Dates: 1914-2002

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West, John Carl, 1922-2004 5
McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 4
Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 4
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