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Jim DeMint Edit Profile

also known as James Warren DeMint

Jim DeMint, United States Senator from South Carolina. Named Executive of Year, Professional Secretaries International; recipient Friend of Seniors award, 60 Plus Association, Hero of Taxpayer award, American Tax Reform, Taxpayer Friend award, National Taxpayer Union, Defender of Private Property award.


DeMint, Jim was born on September 2, 1951 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Eugene and Betty (Rawlings) Batson.


Bachelor of Science in Communications, University Tennessee, 1973. Master of Business Administration, Clemson University, South Carolina, 1979.


Senior sales representative Scott Paper Company, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1973-1975. Writer Henderson Advertising, Greenville, 1975-1981. Vice president Leslie Advertising, 1981-1983.

President, Chief Executive Officer DeMint Marketing Group, since 1983. Member United States Congress from 4th South Carolina District, 1999—2005. United States Senator from South Carolina, since 2005.


Chairman Greenville Vocational Rehabilitation Center, 1986, Mitchell Road Christian Academy, 1988. Member of South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Rotary.


  • Other Interests

    Sailing, running, biking, tennis, music.


Married Deborah Henderson, November 6, 1961. Children: Jake, Ginger, Timothy, Donna.