Hemphill, Robert W. (Robert Witherspoon), 1915-1985Alternative names
Robert Witherspoon Hemphill (1915-1983) served in the S.C. House of Representatives (1947-1948), and as Solicitor of the Sixth Judicial Circuit (1951-1956); he won election to the U.S. House where he represented S.C.'s Fifth District in the U.S. Congress (1957-1964). President Lyndon Baines Johnson appointed Hemphill to a federal judgeship in April 1964; he took senior status in 1980, but continued to hear cases until his death in 1983.
Native of Chester, S.C.; received his undergraduate and law degrees from University of South Carolina, after which he returned to Chester and joined the family law firm of Hemphill and Hemphill in 1938.
From the description of Robert W. Hemphill papers, 1926-1984 (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 64587905
|creatorOf||Johnson, Floyd Drayton. York years series. 1939-1984.||Clemson University Libraries, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library|
|creatorOf||Hemphill, Robert W. (Robert Witherspoon), 1915-1985. The Scotch Irish : typescript, 1980 Jan. / Robert Hemphill.||University of South Carolina, University Libraries|
|referencedIn||McLeod, Daniel Rogers, 1913-1985. Papers, 1957-1983.||South Carolina Newspaper Project|
|creatorOf||Hemphill, Robert W. (Robert Witherspoon), 1915-1985. Robert W. Hemphill papers, 1926-1984||University of South Carolina, University Libraries|
|referencedIn||Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979||Houghton Library|
|referencedIn||McLeod, Daniel Rogers, 1913-1985. Daniel Rogers McLeod papers, 1957-1983.||University of South Carolina, University Libraries|
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Chester County (S.C.)|
|Scotch--Irish in South Carolina|