Former Senator John Cahoun Land, III

Senator John Cahoun Land, III photo

Home County: CLARENDON

Senate District 36 - Clarendon, Clarendon, Florence, Sumter

House District 66 - Clarendon

Personal Information

  • Attorney
  • Residing at Pinestraw Lane, Manning
  • Born January 25, 1941 in Manning
  • Son of John Calhoun, Jr. and Anne Weisiger Land
  • University of Florida, Vocational Forestry, 1960
  • University of South Carolina, B.S., 1965, J.D., 1968
  • October 23, 1965 married Marie Adell Mercogliano, 3 children, John Calhoun IV, Frances Ricci, and William Ceth
  • Eagle Scout Award, 1955
  • Member of South Carolina Highway Commission, 1971-74
  • Elected Senate Democratic Majority Leader, 1993-00
  • Elected Senate Democratic Minority Leader, 2000-
  • Recipient of The Compleat Lawyer Award by University of South Carolina Law School Alumni Association, 1996
  • Received honorary doctoral of law degree from the University of South Carolina on August 11, 2007
  • Received Honorary Ph.D., College of Charleston, May 9, 2008

   

Sponsored Bills in the Senate

  • Primary Sponsor:   
  • :

Sponsored Bills in the House

  • Primary Sponsor:   
  • :

Voting Record

  • :



Legislative Services Agency
h t t p : / / w w w . s c s t a t e h o u s e . g o v