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Democratic Party of South Carolina

Papers, 1924-2008, 85 ft.
The records of the Democratic Party of South Carolina document its efforts at the local, state, and national levels.

Democratic Women's Council of South Carolina

Papers, c. 1967-1989, 1 ft.
Affiliated with the Democratic Party of South Carolina, this organization works for the election of Party candidates; initiates and carries out programs and projects on behalf of the Party and its candidates; and encourages women to become involved in the Democratic Party at all levels.

Dorn, William Jennings Bryan (1916-2005)

Papers, 1912-1995, 151 ft.
Dorn represented Greenwood County in the General Assembly, 1939-1942, and, following service in World War II, was elected to Congress, representing northwestern South Carolina's Third District from 1947-1948 and 1951-1974.  Dorn was active in the leadership of the South Carolina Democratic Party and served as its chairman, 1980-1984.

Ferillo, Charles T. "Bud" (b. 1945)

Papers, 1950-2010, 1.5 ft.
Ferillo was a key staff member to South Carolina State Senator Isadore Lourie, Speaker Rex Carter, and Lieutenant Governor Mike Daniel in the 1970s and 1980s. He engaged in campaign work beginning in the 1960s, and worked on Charles “Pug” Ravenel’s 1974 campaign for governor, among many others. In 1987, Ferillo founded Ferillo & Associates, Inc., a public relations and advertising firm based in Columbia.

Fowler, Donald L. (b. 1935)

Currently closed, the collection documents Fowler's leadership roles in the Democratic Party of South Carolina, the 1988 Democratic National Convention, and the Democratic National Committee.

Moore, Richter H., Jr. (1928-1996)

Papers, 1928, 1937-2003, 1.25 ft.
Richter H. Moore, Jr., an active member of the Democratic Party, belonged to the States Rights Democrats Club and the Young Democratic Club as a student at the University of South Carolina in the late 1940s. He served on the Washington County (TN) Democratic Executive Committee, 1958 to 1972, and was a delegate to numerous state conventions and three national conventions.
 

Riley, Edward P. "Ted" (1900-1994)

Papers, 1923-1979, 2.5 ft.
Ted Riley served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of South Carolina, 1933-1952, with an interlude of service in the Navy during World War II. In 1953, he became the Greenville County Attorney. Always active in Democratic Party politics, Riley chaired the Greenville County Democratic Party Executive Committee, 1954-1955, and the South Carolina Democratic Party for two terms, 1960-1964.