McNair, Robert Evander

McNair, Robert Evander

December 14, 1923–November 17, 2007


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  • Title McNair, Robert Evander
  • Coverage December 14, 1923–November 17, 2007
  • Author
  • Keywords Attorney, legislator, governor, enlisted in the U.S. Navy, attained the rank of lieutenant (jg), and served twenty-two months in the Pacific theater, awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his actions in rescuing thirty-five personnel from a destroyed Liberty Boat, chairman of the House Committee on Labor, became chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee, McNair administration coincided with major civil rights initiatives and significant public protests and demonstrations in the last half of the 1960s, established the McNair Law Firm in Columbia, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism was created in 1967,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date June 17, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 15, 2022
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