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LeGrand Ariail Rouse II, American Retired lawyer, educator ( law: pract. & administration)Legislativeretired lawyer, educator. Recipient Schoolmens' medal Freedoms Foundation at ValleyForge, 1974. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, Columbia, 1961-1964; Served to 1st lt.USAR, 1955-1957.; Member South Carolina. Bar Association, South Carolina. State Employees' Association (pres.1980-1982).


II, Legrand Ariail Rouse, was born on June 11, 1933 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Son of LeGrand and Hilda Virginia (Ariail) Rouse.


Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, Wofford College, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, University South Carolina, 1959. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1970.

Master of Arts in Government, American University, 1969.


Bar: South Carolina. 1959, United States District Court South Carolina. 1959, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963. Sole practice, Spartanburg South Carolina., 1959-1963, 68-69.

Associate counsel, judicial improvements subcommittee United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Washington, 1963. Professional staff member United States Senate Physician organization and Civil Service Committee, Washington, 1964-1968. Instructional specialist Office of Instructional television, South Carolina.

Department Education, Columbia, 1970-1973. Social studies consultant curriculum development South Carolina. Department Education, 1973-1979.

Special assistant legal and legislation affairs to State Superintendent Education, Columbia, 1979-1991. Special assistant to senior executive assistant Policy, Research, and Leadership, Columbia, 1991. Consultant South Carolina.

Council for Social Studies, Columbia, 1973-1978. Director South Carolina. Council Economics Education, Columbia.


God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.


The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.


All Christians can seek to create a way of life deliberately designed to overcome evil with good and to promote justice for all.


Member South Carolina House of Representatives, Columbia, 1961—1964. Alternate delegate National Democratic Convention, 1964. Member of South Carolina State Employees Association (president 1980-1982), South Carolina Bar Association, National Sojourners (past president chapter 184), Masons.


Married Patricia Adelle White, August 23, 1958. Children: LeGrand A. III, Laurie Adelle Rouse-Hazel, Daniel Morris.