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Lawyer

Edward Kriegsmann Pritchard, American lawyer. Member American, South Carolina. (past chairman law school committee, president 1962-1963), Charleston County bar associations, National Conference Bar Presidents (executive council since 1964, chairman 1969-1970), St. Andrews Society, Hibernian Society, South Carolina. Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Kappa Alpha. Elk.

Background

Pritchard, Edward Kriegsmann was born on September 11, 1904 in Eagle Lake, Texas, United States. Son of William Richard and Eva Helena (Kriegsmann) Pritchard.

Education

Student Porter Military Academy, Charleston, Episcopal High School, Alexandria, Virginia. Student Union College, Schenectady, 1922-1925. Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, University of Southern California, 1927, Bachelor of Laws with honor, 1930.

Career

Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1930, since practiced in Charleston, South Carolina. With Stoney, Crosland & Pritchard, 1930-1948, deRosset Myers, 1948-1964, Pritchard, Myers & Morrison and Bloom, P.A., Charleston, 1964-1974, Pritchard, Myers, Morrison, Bloom & Rutledge, P.S., since 1974. Chairman of the Board Southern Ice Company.

President Leeds Credit Clothiers Beaufort, Sullivan’s Island Marina Company, Wando Title Company. Chairman of the Board Tri-County Southern Ice Company, Charleston Ice Company. President, director Sunset Realty & Investments, Inc.

Vice-president, director Braswell Shipyards, Yellow Cab Company, Veterinary’s Taxi Service, Inc., Airport Limousine & Taxi Service, Inc., Wando Leasing Company, North Charleston Leasing Company, Sullivan Island Seafood Company, Leaf’N Petal of Charleston, GBS Plant Corporation, Charlotte, Wayne Homes, Ltd., Wayne Homes of Kiawah, Ltd., Southeastern Electronics, Inc., East Coast Supply Company, Lipe Sheetmetal Company, Charleston Machine & Pipe Shop, Inc., Atlantic Flooring Company. Director Yellow Cab Company of Charleston, North Charleston Leasing Company, Spa Homes, Incorporated, New York South Life Insurance Company Chairman Charleston County legislation delegate South Carolina. General Assembly, 1929-1930.

Municipal recorder City of Charleston, 1948. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1952, 56, presidential elector, 1952. Chairman Charleston County Democratic Executive Committee, 1954-1956, City Democratic Executive Committee, 1959-1963.

Chairman of Commission on harbor pollution, since 1962.

Membership

Member American, South Carolina. (past chairman law school committee, president 1962-1963), Charleston County bar associations, National Conference Bar Presidents (executive council since 1964, chairman 1969-1970), St. Andrews Society, Hibernian Society, South Carolina. Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Kappa Alpha.

Elk,; Clubs: Kiwanis (lieutenant governor, past president Charleston), Carolina Yacht, Hobcaw Yacht (Charleston).

Connections

Married Julia Huger Myers, April. Children: Posey Bacot Myers (Mistress Lawrence C. Bensen), Edward Kriegsmann, Julia (Mistress David V. Haynie), Elizabeth (Mistress Robert H. Bowles), Louisa deRosset (Mistress J. David Hawkins).

father:
William Richard Pritchard

mother:
Eva Helena (Kriegsmann) Pritchard

spouse:
Julia Huger Myers

children:
Posey Bacot Myers Pritchard (Mistress Lawrence C. Bensen)

Louisa deRosset Pritchard (Mistress J. David Hawkins)

Elizabeth Pritchard (Mistress Robert H. Bowles)

Julia Pritchard (Mistress David V. Haynie)

Edward Kriegsmann Pritchard