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Donald Gist, American state agency administrator. Recipient Community Service Honor award Opportunities Industrialization Commission, 1986; named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1985.


Gist, Donald was born on December 18, 1950 in Jonesville, South Carolina, United States. Son of James and Ruth (Cheeks) Gist.


Bachelor, Benedict College, 1972. Master in Political Science, University South Carolina, 1974. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1978.


From investigator to deputy commissioner South Carolina Department Labor, Columbia, since 1972.


Vice-chairman South Carolina O.I.C., Columbia, since 1986. Chairman political action committee St. John's Baptist Church, Columbia, 1986-1987. Board directors Beulah Youth Development Council, Columbia, since 1987.

Scoutmaster Indian Water's council Boy Scouts American, 1987.


Married Adrienne Rumph, July 8, 1972. Children: DeAndrea Donale', Donald Everett.