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Thomas Leslie Hughston,, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1968, United States District Court South Carolina 1968. Recipient Distinguished Service award, South Carolina Municipal Association, 1981. Member of South Carolina Bar Association, Greenwood County Bar Association (president 1980), Kiwanis.

Background

Hughston,, Thomas Leslie was born on July 25, 1943 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Leslie and Eunice (Poole) Hughston.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, The Citadel, 1965. Juris Doctor, University of Southern California, 1968.

Career

Bar: South Carolina. 1968, United States District Court South Carolina. 1968. Association Nicholson & Nicholson, Greenwood, South Carolina., 1968-1972. Partner Bishop & Hughston, Greenwood, 1972-1982, Bishop, Hughston & Daniel, 1983-1985.

Resident circuit judge, 8th Judicial Circuit, 1985^. Municipal judge Greenwood, 1973-1975. Public defender Greenwood and Abbeville Counties (South Carolina.), 1973-1975.

Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1977-1985. Chairman City of Greenwood Democratic Party, 1969-1974.

President Senators Club of Lander College, Greenwood, 1971-1972. Board directors Connie Maxwell Children's Home, Greenwood, since 1983.

Religion

Baptism, an act of full immersion following Christ’s example, is undertaken by those spiritually mature enough to understand its profound, symbolic significance: resurrection to new life in Christ.

Politics

Candidates for political office should endorse the Judeo-Christian beliefs, convictions, and values upon which society should rest.

Views

There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

Membership

Member of South Carolina Bar Association, Greenwood County Bar Association (president 1980), Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Mary Anne McLean, May 30, 1943. Children: Karen, Greer, Mary.