Robert Evander McNair
McNair at his inauguration
McNair won the 1966 general election over State Representative Joseph
O. Rogers, Jr., of Manning, the first Republican gubernatorial nominee
in South Carolina in the 20th century.
McNair was a pro-education governor. After his term as governor, he
originated McNair Law Firm, P.A. in Columbia. He was inducted into the
South Carolina Hall of Fame, and awarded an honorary doctorate in 2005
by Francis Marion University, a school which he signed into creation
while governor in 1970. On May 21, 2009, McNair was inducted into the
South Carolina Business Hall of Fame.
McNair was governor during the
^ Grose, Philip (2006). South Carolina at the Brink: Robert McNair and the Politics of Civil Rights. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press. p. 50. ^ Edgar, Walter, ed. The South Carolina Encyclopedia, University of South Carolina Press, 2006, pp. 615–616, ISBN 1-57003-598-9 ^ "Joseph Oscar Rogers, Jr". law.sc.edu. Retrieved May 3, 2014. ^ Former Gov. Robert McNair hospitalized with brain tumor ^ Former SC Gov. Robert McNair dies at 83 Archived November 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
SC Governors – Robert Evander McNair, 1965–1971 from the South Carolina Information Highway Robert McNair: In His Own Words Documents from the Papers of Robert E. McNair at South Carolina Political Collections
Burnet R. Maybank
Preceded by Donald S. Russell Governor of South Carolina 1963–1965
Party political offices
Preceded by Donald S. Russell Democratic nominee for Governor of South Carolina 1966 Succeeded by John C. West
Preceded by Harold Hughes Chair of the Democratic Governors Association 1968–1969 Succeeded by John N. Dempsey
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