WHEREAS, Margaret H. Schumpert resigned as Probate Judge for Newberry County effective November 1, 1996, and there now exists a vacancy in that office; and
WHEREAS, the Governor is authorized to appoint a Probate Judge in the event of a vacancy pursuant to South Carolina Code Ann. Section 14-23-50; and
WHEREAS, Elizabeth R. Griffith is a fit and proper person to serve as Probate Judge and is an elector of Newberry County.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes of this State, I hereby direct that Elizabeth R. Griffith shall be appointed as Probate Judge for Newberry County, effective on the date of the execution of this Executive Order for the remainder of the current term and until a successor is elected and qualified.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 13TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 1996
DAVID M. BEASLEY
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