Fritz Hollings Edit Profile
Bachelor, The Citadel, 1942. Honorary Doctor of Laws, The Citadel, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, University South Carolina, 1947.
Doctor of Laws (honorary), University South Carolina, 1980.
Member South Carolina House of Representatives, 1948-1954, speaker pro tempore, 1951-1954. Lieutenant governor State of South Carolina, 1955-1959, governor, 1959-1963. Private practice Charleston, South Carolina, 1963-1966.
United States Senator from South Carolina, 1966—2005. Chairman United States Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, 1987—1995, 2001—2003. Senior ranking member United States Senate Appropriations Committee, 1971—2005, United States Senate Budget Committee, 1974—2005, chairman, 1980—1981.
Member Hoover Commission on Intelligence Activities, 1954—1955, President's Advisory Commission on Intergovtl. Relations, 1959—1963, President's Advisory Commission on Federalism, 1981. Chairman Legislation Council, 1955—1959, Regional Advisory Council on Nuclear Energy.
Member advisory committee National River and Harbors Congress. Delegate Law of Sea Conference. Member Senate Democratic Policy Committee, Senate Democratic Technology and omms. om.
Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations, North African Theatre of Operations. Member American Bar Association, Charleston County Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, Association Citadel Men, Hibernian Society, American Legion, University South Carolina Law Federation, St. Andrews Society Lodges: Elks, Masons.
Married Rita Louise Liddy, August 21, 1971. Children by previous marriage– Michael Milhous, Helen Hayne, Patricia Salley, Ernest Frederick III.