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Senator Robert W. Hayes, Jr.

Senator Robert W. Hayes, Jr.

Chairman, Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Republican - York

District 15 - York County - Map

Columbia Address

410 Gressette Bldg.
Columbia 29201

Business Phone (803) 212-6240

Home Address

1486 Cureton Dr.
Rock Hill 29732

Home Phone (803) 328-8532

Business Phone (803) 324-2800

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Personal Information

  • Attorney
  • Residing at 1486 Cureton Dr., Rock Hill
  • Born December 19, 1952
  • Son of Robert Wesley and Wilbur (Kirkland) Hayes
  • United States Military Academy in West Point, B.S., 1975
  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 1983
  • January 8, 1977 married Sarah Mellon Shurley, 3 children, Robert Wesley III, James Creighton, and Margaret Mellon
  • President of Class of 1975 & Battalion Commander at West Point
  • President, Student Bar Association, University of South Carolina, 1982-83
  • Law Review, 1981-83
  • Order of the Coif
  • Law firm of Robert W. Hayes, Jr. LLC
  • Executive Council, South Carolina Young Lawyers Division of State Bar, 1984-87
  • Executive Council, South Carolina National Guard Association, 1990-92, 2001-03
  • Board, Guardian Fidelity Mortgage Corporation
  • Westminster Towers
  • South Carolina Bank & Trust of the Piedmont
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • Chairman, York County Red Cross, 2004
  • Chairman, York District Boy Scouts of America, 1985-91
  • Chairman, Rock Hill United Way Campaign, 1992
  • Chairman, State Government and United Way Campaign, 2011
  • President, Palmetto Council Boy Scouts of America, 2010-
  • South Carolina Jaycees Outstanding Young American Award, 1990
  • Recipient of The Compleat Lawyer Award by University of South Carolina Law School Alumni Association, 1996
  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Public Servant of the Year, 2006
  • 2010 David H. Wilkins Award for Excellence in Legislative Leadership by the Riley Institue at Furman
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • United States Army, 82nd Airborne Division, 1975-80
  • South Carolina Army National Guard, 1980-05
  • Master Parachutist, Ranger, Legion of Merit Award, Colonel

   

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Service In Public Office

  • House of Representatives, 1985 - 1991
  • Senate, September 17, 1991 - Present



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