L. Mendel Rivers
L. Mendel Rivers, American congressman. Mason, Elk.
Rivers, L. Mendel was born on September 28, 1905 in Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States. Son of Lucius Hampton and Henrietta Marion (McCay) Rivers.
Student College of Charleston, 1926-1929, University of South Carolina. Law School, 1929-1931.
Admitted South Carolina. bar, 1932. Served in State Legislature of South Carolina, 1933-1936. Chairman Charleston County house delegation, State Legislature, 1934-1936.
Special attorney Department of Justice, 1936-1940. Member 77th to 91st Congresses, 1st District South Carolina., chairman armed services committee.
Married Margaret Middleton, September 1, 1938. Children: Margaret Middleton (Mistress.
Lucius Hampton Rivers
Henrietta Marion (McCay) Rivers
Margaret Middleton (Mrs Rivers