Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998

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Dates:
Birth 1906-02-22
Death 1998-02-22

Biographical notes:

Judge, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, appointed 1971 by Richard M. Nixon; Governor, 1963-1966, of South Carolina; member, 1965-1967, U.S. Senate; president, 1952-1957, University of South Carolina; married, 1929, to Virginia Utsey Russell; reared in Chester, S.C.

From the description of Proceedings on the occasion of the 90th birthday of Donald S. Russell, United States Circuit Judge and South Carolina Statesman ; 1996 Feb. 24. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 40914227

Donald S. Russell (1906-1998) entered college at USC at age fifteen and graduated in 1925; after completing law school in 1928, Russell was admitted to the bar and began practicing in Union, S.C. In 1930, Russell joined the prestigious law practice of Nichols, Wyche and Byrnes of Spartanburg, S.C.; served as president of USC, 1951-1957; governor of S.C., 1961-1965; U.S. Senator, 1965-1966.

From the description of Donald Stuart Russell papers, 1929-1998 (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 64596982

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  • College presidents
  • Governor
  • Politicians--Biography
  • College presidents--Biography

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  • South Carolina--Columbia (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Columbia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)