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 Arthur Ravenel Jr.

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Arthur Ravenel Jr. Famous memorial

Birth
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death
16 Jan 2023 (aged 95)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID
248426439 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He served in the United States House of Representatives from the 1st District of South Carolina from January 3, 1987, to January 3, 1995. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1945 to 1946. Later he attended the College of Charleston, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in 1950. After college, he worked as both a realtor and general contractor. From 1953 to 1959, he served, as a Democrat, in the South Carolina House of Representatives. He became a Republican in the early 1960s and sought various offices during the 1960s and 1970s. In 1980, he was elected to the South Carolina Senate and went on to serve there until 1986, when he decided to seek a seat in the United States House of Representatives. He was successful in the November general election that year and went on to serve in Congress for four terms before stepping down to seek the governorship of South Carolina in 1994. He was unsuccessful in that bid and went on to serve again in the South Carolina Senate from 1996 to 2005.

U.S. Congressman. He served in the United States House of Representatives from the 1st District of South Carolina from January 3, 1987, to January 3, 1995. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1945 to 1946. Later he attended the College of Charleston, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in 1950. After college, he worked as both a realtor and general contractor. From 1953 to 1959, he served, as a Democrat, in the South Carolina House of Representatives. He became a Republican in the early 1960s and sought various offices during the 1960s and 1970s. In 1980, he was elected to the South Carolina Senate and went on to serve there until 1986, when he decided to seek a seat in the United States House of Representatives. He was successful in the November general election that year and went on to serve in Congress for four terms before stepping down to seek the governorship of South Carolina in 1994. He was unsuccessful in that bid and went on to serve again in the South Carolina Senate from 1996 to 2005.

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 16 Jan 2023
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 248426439
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/248426439/arthur-ravenel: accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Ravenel Jr. (29 Mar 1927–16 Jan 2023), Find a Grave Memorial ID 248426439, citing French Protestant Huguenot Church Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA; Burial Details Unknown; Maintained by Find a Grave.