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Turnipseed, Tom

Currently closed, the collection documents the life and career of the attorney and former S.C. State Senator (1976-1980). Turnipseed has a long history of involvement in state politics: in 1980, he was the Democratic nominee for Congress for the 2nd District; he is formerly a member of the Executive Committee for Lexington County and has been a member of the Executive Committee and Executive Council of the South Carolina Democratic Party; he was the 1998 Democratic nominee for state Attorney General, carrying 26 counties and winning over 46% of the vote.