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William Whitmire

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Won the Primary, 2022 South Carolina State Representative District 1, Primary Election

South Carolina State Representative, District 1 (2018 - Present)

Member, Committee to Screen Candidates for Boards of Trustees of State Colleges and Universities (? - Present)

Quick Facts
Personal Details

Caucuses/Former Committees

Former Member, General Government, Personnel and Benefits Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Chair, Proviso Subcommittee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Rules Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Legislative, Executive, and Local Government, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Public Education and Special Schools, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Sales & Use Tax and Income Tax, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Education

  • AB, Piedmont College, 1972

Professional Experience

  • AB, Piedmont College, 1972
  • Former Educator, Oconee County School District
  • Owner, S&W Farms
  • Served, United States Army Reserve, 1971-1977

Political Experience

  • AB, Piedmont College, 1972
  • Former Educator, Oconee County School District
  • Owner, S&W Farms
  • Served, United States Army Reserve, 1971-1977
  • Representative, South Carolina State House of Representatives, District 1, 2003-present
  • Former Member, Walhalla City Council
  • Candidate, South Carolina State House of Representatives, District 1, 2018
  • Mayor, Walhalla, 2000-2002
  • Mayor Pro Tempore, Walhalla, 1998-1999

Former Committees/Caucuses

Former Member, General Government, Personnel and Benefits Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Chair, Proviso Subcommittee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Rules Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Legislative, Executive, and Local Government, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Public Education and Special Schools, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Current Legislative Committees

Chair, Budget Subcommittee on Public Education

Vice Chair, College and University Trustee Screening Commission

Member, Joint Committee on Pension Reform

Member, Subcommittee on Economic Development

Member, Subcommittee on Revenue Policy

Member, Ways and Means Committee

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

  • AB, Piedmont College, 1972
  • Former Educator, Oconee County School District
  • Owner, S&W Farms
  • Served, United States Army Reserve, 1971-1977
  • Representative, South Carolina State House of Representatives, District 1, 2003-present
  • Former Member, Walhalla City Council
  • Candidate, South Carolina State House of Representatives, District 1, 2018
  • Mayor, Walhalla, 2000-2002
  • Mayor Pro Tempore, Walhalla, 1998-1999
  • Announcer, Walhalla High School Football, 1993-present
  • Member, American Legion Post 124
  • Member, Education Committee, Southern Legislative Conference
  • Member, Historic Old Pickens Foundation
  • Member, Oconee Heritage Center
  • Member, Patriot's Hall Association
  • Chair, Saint Luke's Methodist Church Outreach Committee
  • Member, Society of Descendants of the United State Constitution
  • Member, South Carolina Council on Accreditation and School Improvement
  • Member, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Member, Sportsman's Caucus
  • Member, Walhalla Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Walhalla Civic Auditorium Board of Directors
  • Member, Walhalla Jaycees
  • Member, Walhalla Lions Club
  • Member, Walhalla Oktoberfest Committee
  • Member, Walhalla Rotary Club
  • Member, Walhalla Sertoma Club
  • Member, Westminister Chamber of Commerce

Other Info

— Awards:

  • Legislator of the Year, American Legion, 2010;
  • Business Advocate Awards, 2010, 2011;

Date of Wedding Anniversary:

July 26, 1975

  • Ramsey

  • Marie

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