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Our collections include records of South Carolina’s leaders in Congress and the General Assembly, the state’s political parties, and other individuals and organizations playing substantive roles in politics and government.

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Lourie, Isadore E. (1932-2003)

Papers, 1961-1994, 23.75 ft.
Isadore Edward Lourie served in the South Carolina General Assembly from 1965 until his retirement in 1993 and gained a reputation as the champion of the common man and woman. He represented Richland County in the House, 1965-1973, and in the Senate, 1973-1993.