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Donald Gist

Donald Gist, American state agency administrator. Recipient Community Service Honor award Opportunities Industrialization Commission, 1986; named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1985.


  • Gist, Donald was born on December 18, 1950 in Jonesville, South Carolina, United States. Son of James and Ruth (Cheeks) Gist.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Benedict College, 1972. Master in Political Science, University South Carolina, 1974. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1978.


    • From investigator to deputy commissioner South Carolina Department Labor, Columbia, since 1972.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Vice-chairman South Carolina O.I.C., Columbia, since 1986. Chairman political action committee St. John's Baptist Church, Columbia, 1986-1987. Board directors Beulah Youth Development Council, Columbia, since 1987.

    Scoutmaster Indian Water's council Boy Scouts American, 1987.


    • Married Adrienne Rumph, July 8, 1972. Children: DeAndrea Donale', Donald Everett.
    • father: James Gist
    • mother: Ruth (Cheeks) Gist
    • spouse: Adrienne Rumph
    • children: DeAndrea Donale' Gist
    • Donald Everett Gist
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    Born December 18, 1950
    (age 66)