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Lutheran Politicians in South Carolina

  Alfred Lee Bulwinkle (1883-1950) — also known as Alfred L. Bulwinkle — of Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 21, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1921-29, 1931-50 (9th District 1921-29, 1931-33, 10th District 1933-43, 11th District 1943-50); died in office 1950. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Patriotic Order Sons of America; Lions. Died in Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C., August 31, 1950 (age 67 years, 132 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Gastonia, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Herman Bulwinkle and Frances (McKean) BUlwinkle; married 1911 to Bessie Lewis.
  Cross-reference: R. Gregg Cherry
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frederick Haskell Dominick (1877-1960) — also known as Fred H. Dominick — of Newberry, Newberry County, S.C. Born in Peak, Newberry County, S.C., February 20, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Cole L. Blease; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1901-02; chair of Newberry County Democratic Party, 1906-14; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1917-33; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Redmen. Died in Newberry, Newberry County, S.C., March 11, 1960 (age 83 years, 20 days). Interment at Rosemont Cemetery, Newberry, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob L. Dominick and Georgiana E. (Minick) Dominick.
  Cross-reference: James Burriss Pruitt
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Butler Black Hare (1875-1967) — also known as Butler B. Hare — of Saluda, Saluda County, S.C. Born in Edgefield County (part now in Saluda County), S.C., November 25, 1875. Democrat. School teacher; secretary to U.S. Reps. George W. Croft and Theodore G. Croft; statistician; lawyer; vice-president, Farmers Bank of Saluda; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1925-33, 1939-47 (2nd District 1925-33, 3rd District 1939-47); delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Lutheran. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Saluda, Saluda County, S.C., December 30, 1967 (age 92 years, 35 days). Interment at Travis Park Cemetery, Saluda, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Hare and Elizabeth (Black) Hare; married, April 11, 1906, to Kate Etheredge; father of James Butler Hare (1918-1966).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ernest Frederick Hollings (1922-2019) — also known as Ernest F. Hollings; Fritz Hollings; "Foghorn Leghorn" — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 1, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1949-55; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1955-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1956, 1996, 2000, 2004; Governor of South Carolina, 1959-63; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1966-2005; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1984. Lutheran. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Sertoma. Died April 6, 2019 (age 97 years, 95 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Richard M. Miles
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Ernest Hollings: Making Government Work (2008)
Herbert H. Jessen Herbert Henry Jessen (b. 1898) — also known as Herbert H. Jessen — of Summerville, Dorchester County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 19, 1898. Automobile dealer; mayor of Summerville, S.C., 1925-29; Dorchester County Sheriff, 1929-60; member of South Carolina state senate from Dorchester County, 1961-66. Lutheran. Member, Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick W. Jessen and Minnie (Torck) Jessen; married, October 6, 1920, to Lillian A. McDougal.
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
  Thomas Walter Koon (b. 1870) — also known as Thomas W. Koon — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Newberry, Newberry County, S.C., November 12, 1870. Democrat. Physician; mayor of Cumberland, Md., 1914-32, 1936-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936. Lutheran. Member, American Medical Association; Elks; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter F. Koon and Laura R. (Suber) Koon.
  Jacob F. Mintzing (d. 1842) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Lumber merchant; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1820-35; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1840-42; died in office 1842. Lutheran. Died, from stomach cancer, March 14, 1842. Interment at St. Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Arthur Bonnell Schirmer, Jr. (1933-2008) — also known as Arthur B. Schirmer, Jr.; "Bro" — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born February 24, 1933. Mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1975. Lutheran. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 18, 2008 (age 75 years, 145 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ryan C. Shealy (1923-2001) — of South Carolina. Born in Leesville (now part of Batesburg-Leesville), Lexington County, S.C., December 9, 1923. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1954-70; member of South Carolina state senate, 1980-92. Lutheran. Member, American Legion; Woodmen. Died March 5, 2001 (age 77 years, 86 days). Interment at St. Peters Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lexington, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas C. Shealy (1869-1931) and Una Lee (Fink) Shealy (1879-1967); father of Sherry Shealy Martschink (1932?-).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Floyd Davidson Spence (1928-2001) — also known as Floyd Spence — of Lexington, Lexington County, S.C. Born in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., April 9, 1928. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1957-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1964, 1972 (delegation chair), 1988; member of South Carolina state senate, 1967-70 (22nd District 1967-68, 7th District 1969-70); resigned 1970; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1971-2001; died in office 2001. Lutheran. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Farm Bureau; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Kappa Alpha Order. Died, following surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain, in St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., August 16, 2001 (age 73 years, 129 days). Interment at St. Peters Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lexington, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of James W. Spence (1882-1961) and Addie Jane (Lucas) Spence (1896-1993); married, December 22, 1952, to Lula Hancock Drake (1931-1978).
  Cross-reference: Joe Wilson
  The Floyd Spence Reserve Center, in the Fort Jackson U.S. Army post, Columbia, South Carolina, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Adam Treutlen (1734-1782) — also known as John A. Treutlen; Hans Adam Treuettlen — of Georgia. Born in Germany, January 16, 1734. Merchant; planter; justice of the peace; Governor of Georgia, 1777-78. Lutheran. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Murdered in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., March 1, 1782 (age 48 years, 44 days). Cenotaph at Veterans Park of Effingham County, Springfield, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Johann Michael Treutlin and Magdalena Klara Treutlin; married to Margaretha Dupuis; great-granduncle by marriage of Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton (1850-1914).
  Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Treutlen County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about John Adam Treutlen: Helene M. Riley, John Adam Treutlen. The European Heritage of Georgia's First Governor
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