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Ernest F. Hollings Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-EFH
Overview Hollings served in WWII, represented Charleston in the S.C. House, 1949-1954, and served as Lt. Governor and Governor, 1955-1963, and U.S. Senator, 1966-2005. In the House, he supported anti-lynching legislation, a sales tax for education, an increase in teacher salaries, and unemployment compensation reform. He went after industrial interests as Lt. Governor and built on this success as Governor. He worked to improve the state's educational system at all levels, develop industry, and balance...
Dates: 1943-2009

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  • Subject: South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- X
  • Repository: South Carolina Political Collections X
  • Names: Hollings, Rita L. (Rita Liddy Peatsy) X