Party affiliation: Democrat
Florence Maria Simmons, American nurse, administrator. Registered Nurse; certified critical care nurse, American Council of Learned Societies, advanced burn life support. Named one of Outstanding Young Women American, 1987. Active Young Women’s Christian Association, Charleston, since 1989. Member American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Burn Association, Our Lady of Guadalupe Court 110, Omicron Chi (president since 1988), Chi Eta Phi.
- Staff nurse Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 1980-1981, nurse clinician, 1981-1982, assistant head nurse, 1982-1983, chief nurse, 1983-1985, head nurse, 1985-1988, nursing supervisor, 1988-1990. Burn/trauma case manager Medical University South Carolina, since 1990.
Denomination: Roman Catholic