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William Louis Harrelson

William Louis Harrelson, American state official. Served with United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942.; Member South Carolina. Crop Improvement Association, Farm Bureau, Blue Key, Phi Delta Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta.; Mason.

Background

  • Harrelson, William Louis was born on July 25, 1913 in Mullins, South Carolina, United States. Son of Maxey Clarence and Dora (Page) Harrelson.

  • Education

    • Student The Citadel, 1931-1932. Bachelor of Laws, University South Carolina., 1937, Juris Doctor.

    Career

    • Admitted to South Carolina. bar. Farmer, Mullins, 1932-1976. Director Davis National Bank, Mullins and Marion Broadcasting Company.

      Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1941-1942, State Senate, 1953-1955. Commissioner agriculture State of South Carolina., 1956-1976.

      Chairman, South Carolina. Marketing Commission Past president Southern Association State Depts. Agriculture; board directors National Association State Depts.

      Agriculture, representative Southern region, 1971.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Served with United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942. Member South Carolina. Crop Improvement Association, Farm Bureau, Blue Key, Phi Delta Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta.

    Mason.; Clubs: Mullins Cotillion.

    Connections

    • Married Grace Hough, March 29, 1956. Children: Cynthia Page, William Louis.
    • father: Maxey Clarence Harrelson
    • mother: Dora (Page) Harrelson
    • spouse: Grace Hough
    • children: Cynthia Page Harrelson
    • William Louis Harrelson
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    Died October 9, 1976
    (aged 63)
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