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Strom Thurmond, R

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: Edgefield superintendent of education, 1929-33; S.C. Senate, 1933-38; S.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, 1938-46; governor, 1947-51; States' Rights nominee for president, 1948; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, 1950; U.S. Senate, 1956-2003
Born: December 5, 1902; Edgefield, S.C.
Residence: Aiken
Religion: Baptist
Family: Separated; four children (one deceased)
Education: Clemson U., B.S. 1923



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