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Otis Allen Jeffcoat, III

Otis Allen Jeffcoat, III, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1973, United States District Court South Carolina 1973, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1974. Named Civitan of Year Myrtle Beach Civitan Club, 1984.

Background

  • III, Otis Allen Jeffcoat, was born on January 27, 1948 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. Son of Otis Allen and Louise (Wadsworth) J.

  • Education

    • AB magna cum laude, Princeton University, 1970. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1973.

    Career

    • Associate McKay, Sherrill, Walker & Townsend, Columbia, South Carolina, 1973-1978, partner Columbia and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 1978-1982, Lumpkin & Sherrill, Columbia and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 1982-1985. Senior partner Jeffcoat & Martin, Myrtle Beach, 1985-1990. Principal Jeffcoat & Associates, since 1990.

      Member executive committee, loan committee, organizer Seabank Savings, Federal Savings Bank, Myrtle Beach, 1984-1987, board directors.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Carolina 1973, United States District Court South Carolina 1973, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1974.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President Myrtle Beach Civitan Club, 1983-1984, board directors, 1983-1985, Grand Strand Family Young Men’s Christian Association, Myrtle Beach, 1983-1990, president, 1983-1987. Vice chairman South Carolina Nature Conservancy, Columbia, 1987-1989, trustee, 1985-1991, chairman 1987-1989, secretary 1991. Member Governor's Freshwater Wetlands Forum, 1989-1990.

    Member American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association (real estate practices section council since 1987, secretary 1989-1990, vice chairman 1990-1991, chairman elect 1991-1992), Horry County Bar Association (natural resources section council 1989-1991, chairman real esttae committee 1988-1990).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, backpacking, computers, politics.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Ellen Muthig, August 6, 1977. Children: Ann Wadsworth, Sarah Elizabeth.
    • father: Otis Allen J.
    • mother: Louise (Wadsworth) J.
    • spouse: Mary Ellen Muthig
    • children: Ann Wadsworth III
    • Sarah Elizabeth III
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    Born January 27, 1948
    (age 69)
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