South Carolina Legislature


Former Representative Lester P. Branham, Jr.

Representative Lester P. Branham, Jr. photo

Home County: FLORENCE

House District 61 - Florence, Marion

Personal Information

  • Retired Minister
  • Residing at 118 Lockewood Dr., Lake City
  • Born December 14, 1933 in Camden
  • Son of Lester P., Sr. and Roberta H. Branham
  • Wake Forest University, B.A., 1955
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1958
  • August 10, 1956 married Dorothy Ruth Hayes, 2 children, Lester P. III and Maria Ruth Matthews
  • General Board of South Carolina Baptist Convention, 1967-72, Chairman, Executive Committee, 1971-72
  • Trustee, Furman University, 1973-79
  • Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1982-92
  • Baptist Healthcare System, 1986-, Board Chairman, 1993-
  • Director, Palmetto Health, 1996-, Chairman, Board of Directors, 1996-00, Chairman Emeritus

   

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