Zeigler, Eugene N. "Nick," Jr.


Biographical Note:

Eugene Noel "Nick" Zeigler, Jr., personifies the concept of the Renaissance man. He has melded careers and interests as an attorney, public servant, naval officer, educator, playwright, gardener, scholar, spouse, and parent. More importantly, he has achieved recognition and success in each of these areas. Zeigler has had a distinguished legal career; during the sixties and seventies, his name was frequently mentioned whenever a vacancy occurred in South Carolina's Federal judiciary. His public service began with his election to serve Florence County in the South Carolina House in 1960. In 1966, he was elected to the state Senate, where he served until November of 1972. Zeigler was a candidate in the 1974 Democratic primary for Governor.

Papers, 1921-2000, 32.25 ft.

Collection Finding Aid   (pdf, 23 pages)

(Finding aid includes an extended biographical note)

When Conscience and Power Meet: A Memoir (USC Press page for Zeigler's memoir)





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