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Walker, Harry (1929-2008)

Oral History Transcript
Harry Walker (1929-2008) served as Governor Fritz Hollings' legal assistant from 1959 to 1963. He advised Hollings on all legal matters that reached the Governor's office, including statewide appointments and the constitutionality of bills. As the Governor's liaison with law enforcement, Walker worked closely with SLED chief Pete Strom during this watershed period of civil rights activities.