Memories of Politics Past

This week, Statehouse Report asked, “Remember the name of the guy waving?”


And the answer is…

State Senator Donald Holland of Kershaw County served in the S.C. House (1951-54 and 1957-64), as a S.C. District Highway Commissioner (1964-68), and in the S.C. Senate (1968-2003). Holland, at different times, represented constituents in Kershaw, Chesterfield, Darlington, Lancaster, Lee, Marlboro, and York counties. On his death in 2003, John C. West said of his friend and colleague, “I have never seen a man as honest, with more integrity, with more dedication, than Donald Holland…he had that dedication to the people which characterized his life. He was just a model public servant.”

To find out more about Don Holland, check out his collection or contact us.

Photo with caption originally appeared in the May 7, 2010 issue of Statehouse Report.

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