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congressman , lawyer

Robert Thomas Ashmore, American former congressman, lawyer.

Background

Ashmore, Robert Thomas was born on February 22, 1904 in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Thomas and Lena (Smith) Ashmore.

Education

Graduate, Furman University, 1927.

Career

Practiced in, Greenville, South Carolina., from 1928;prosecuting attorney, Greenville County Court, 1930-1952;member, 83d-90th congresses from 4th South Carolina. District, Washington, 1953-1968;private practice,, Greenville, from 1969.

Religion

During the second coming of Christ, the God will sit in judgment and divide humanity between the saved and the lost and will sit in judgment of the believers, rewarding them for things done while alive.

Politics

Christians should engage the culture through discipleship within the churches and through participation in the democratic public policy and political process in order to help fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible and expressed in the Baptist Faith to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.

Views

The supportive small group inside the Church is the most powerful tool for people to feel that they belong and to learn and grow.

Membership

Chairman South Carolina. Appalachian Council Govts., 1970-1972, member Executive Committee, from 1970. Officer United States Army, 1942-1946, colonel United States Army Reserve retired.

Member of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (past vice president), South Carolina. Junior Chamber of Commerce (organizer, 1st president), Greenville Junior Chamber of Commerce (past board directors, vice president, president), Reserve Officers Association, American Legion (commander Greenville 1972), Woodmen of World, Greenville Exch. Club (past president), Men's Garden Club (past president), Elks.

Connections

Married Willie Vance Linthicum. 1 child, Nancy Vance.

father:
John Thomas Ashmore

mother:
Lena (Smith) Ashmore

spouse:
Willie Vance Linthicum

child:
Nancy Vance Ashmore