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Harrelson, James P. "Preacher" (1919-2003)

Oral History Transcript (pdf, 32 pages)
James P. "Preacher" Harrelson (1919-2003) of Colleton County was a Walterboro pastor and attorney who served in the South Carolina House (1957-1960) and Senate (1963-1976). In this interview, Harrelson reflects on his experiences in the General Assembly, the nature of that legislative body, and key legislation with which he was associated.