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John Yancey McGill

John Yancey McGill, American state legislator, real estate broker, homebuilder. Named Legislator of Year, South Carolina Association Counties, 1993.


  • McGill, John Yancey was born on September 18, 1951 in Kingstree, South Carolina, United States. Son of Frank H. and Peggy (Tomlinson) McGill.

  • Education

    • Attened, The Citadel. Attened, Francis Marion College.


    • Member District 32 South Carolina State Senate, since 1989, chair Subcommittee on Natural Resources. Member agriculture and natural resources committee, finance committee, fish, game and forestry committee, invitations committee, rules committee, transportation committee.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Chairman, deacon Kingstree 1st Baptist Church, 1987-1988. Past president Kingstreee Junior Chamber of Commerce. Member Kingstree Town Council, 1976-1979, mayor pro tempore, 1978-1979, mayor, 1984-1988.

    Board directors Waccamaw Regional Planning and Development Council. Past chairman Waccamaw Industrial Revolving Loan Commission. Former member South Carolina Democratic Committee Executive Committee.

    Member select committee Education Improvement Act. Member American Legislation Exchange Council. Board visitors Medical University South Carolina, 1990-1991.

    Member Kingstree Chamber of Commerce (past president).


    • Married Pamela Jean Fennell, May 18, 1974. Children: Lisa, John, Maggie.
    • father: Frank H. McGill
    • mother: Peggy (Tomlinson) McGill
    • spouse: Pamela Jean Fennell
    • children: Lisa McGill
    • John McGill
    • Maggie McGill
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    Born September 18, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1989
      Member, District 32 South Carolina State Senate