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Charles Alexander Harvin, III

Charles Alexander Harvin, III, American state legislator, lawyer.

Background

  • III, Charles Alexander Harvin, was born on February 7, 1950 in Sumter, South Carolina, United States. Son of Charles Alexander Harvin Junior.

  • Education

    • Graduate in History & Political Science, Baptist College, Charleston, South Carolina, 1972. Graduate, Augusta Law School, 1976. Degree (honorary), Sherman Chiropractic College, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1979.

      Degree (honorary), Francis Marion College, 1986. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Charleston Southern University, 1988.

    Career

    • Member South Carolina House Representatives, from 1976. Assistant majority leader, majority whip, 1978—1982. Majority leader, from 1982.

      Member ways & means committee, vice chairman rules committee, majority leader Emeritus House Representatives, from 1987. Major United States Navy.

    Membership

    Officer Charleston County Young Dems, 1971—1972. Chairman 6th Congressional District Young Dems, 1975—9176. Life member South Carolina Young Democrats.

    Chairman Clarendon County Democratic Committee. Vice chairman South Carolina Democratic Committee, 1976—1978, member executive committee. Member South Carolina Governor's Agriculture Study Committee.

    Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1984. Member Constitution Bicentennial Commission, from 1985. President Baptist College Young Dems, 1970—1972.

    Vice chairman alumni board Baptist College, 1975—1976, Charleston Southern University, 1988—1990. Trustee Hall Fame; board visitors Clemson University, 1977—9178. Vice chairman alumni board Medical University South Carolina, 1986—1987.

    Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American Bar Association, Huguenot Society South Carolina, State Employees Association, Clarendon County History Society (vice president 1983-1984, president 1985-1986), Clarendon County Farm Bureau, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, American Judicature Society, Shriners., Masons, Alpha Phi Omega (life), First Families South Carolina.

    Connections

    • Married Cathy Jane Brand. 1 child Mary Franklin.
    • father: Charles Alexander Harvin III Junior
    • spouse: Cathy Jane Brand
    • child: Mary Franklin III
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    Died October 11, 2005
    (aged 55)
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