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Thomas Leslie Hughston

Thomas Leslie Hughston, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1968, United States District Court South Carolina 1968. Recipient Distinguished Service award, South Carolina Municipal Association, 1981. Member of South Carolina Bar Association, Greenwood County Bar Association (president 1980), Kiwanis.

Background

  • Hughston, Thomas Leslie was born on July 25, 1943 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Leslie and Eunice (Poole) Hughston.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, The Citadel, 1965. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1968.

    Career

    • Association Nicholson & Nicholson, Greenwood, South Carolina, 1968—1972. Partner Bishop & Hughston, 1972, Bishop, Hughston & Daniel, Greenwood, 1983—1985. Resident circuit judge The United States of America Court Appeals 8th Judicial District.

      Retired judge, since 1998. Municipal judge City of Greenwood, 1973—1975. Public defender Greenwood and Abbeville Counties, South Carolina, 1973—1975.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Carolina 1968, United States District Court South Carolina 1968.

    Politics

    Religious liberty is not merely the right to remain in the religion of one’s birth, but includes the right of anyone to change his religious loyalties without fear of persecution.

    Religion

    Christ died on the cross to give humans the promise of everlasting life, but this requires that each individual accepts Christ into his life and asks for forgiveness.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts. Share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

    Membership

    Member of South Carolina Bar Association, Greenwood County Bar Association (president 1980), Kiwanis.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Anne McLean, May 30, 1943. Children: Karen, Greer, Mary.
    • father: Thomas Leslie Hughston
    • mother: Eunice (Poole) Hughston
    • spouse: Mary Anne McLean
    • children: Karen Hughston
    • Greer Hughston
    • Mary Hughston
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    Born July 25, 1943
    (age 74)
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