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Thomas Erskine Hite

Thomas Erskine Hite, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1978, United States District Court South Carolina 1978, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985.

Background

  • Hite, Thomas Erskine was born on February 22, 1953 in Greenwood, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Erskine and Mary (Harper) Hite.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University South Carolina, 1975. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1978.

    Career

    • Associate Lowery & Vaughn, Anderson, South Carolina, 1975-1977. Partner Day, Williams & Hite, Seneca, 1977-1978, Hite & Pruitt, Abbeville, since 1978. Attorney City of Abbeville, since 1982.

      Founder, board directors Bank of Abbeville, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Carolina 1978, United States District Court South Carolina 1978, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985.

    Politics

    Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

    Religion

    People need to grow in relationship with God, whose love constantly prompts to transform people.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

    Membership

    Attorney Abbeville School District, since 1982. Member State Development Board, Columbia, since 1985. Member American Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Abbeville Chamber of Commerce (founder 1978).

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting with bow and arrow.

    Connections

    • Married Debra Seal, August 17, 1975. Children: Heather, Thomas III, Merideth.
    • father: Thomas Erskine Hite
    • mother: Mary (Harper) Hite
    • spouse: Debra Seal
    • children: Heather Hite
    • Thomas III Hite
    • Merideth Hite
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    Born February 22, 1953
    (age 64)
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