Blatt, Solomon


Biographical Note:

Sol Blatt's legislative career in the South Carolina House of Representatives (Barnwell County) spanned more than half a century, 1933-1986. He served as Speaker 1937-1946 and 1951-1973. At the time of his death in 1986, he was honored as the country's longest-serving state legislator by the Council of State Governments in Lexington, Ky.

Papers, 1918-1986, 20 ft.

Collection Finding Aid (pdf, 25 pages) 

(Finding aid includes an extended biographical note)

Memory Hold the Door (USC Law School)

Solomon Blatt: In His Own Words:
A collection of documents from the Blatt collection detailing his career in public service.





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