Former Senator Phil Peter Leventis

Senator Phil Peter Leventis photo

Home County: SUMTER

Senate District 35 - Lee, Sumter

Personal Information

  • Aviation and Management Services Consultant
  • Residing at 935 Andiron Dr., Sumter
  • Born November 3, 1945 in Lexington County
  • Son of Peter P., Jr. and Tina (Palasis) Leventis
  • University of Virginia, 1969
  • December 22, 1969 married Ellen V. Locker, 4 children, Gregory, Henry, Peter, and Christina V.
  • Board of Directors, Sumter Rotary Club, 1979-80
  • Member, Aviation Hall of Fame, 2007
  • Paul Harris Fellow
  • President, Manning Avenue Free Studio, 1979-80
  • County Airport Commissioner, 1980
  • Board of Directors & Vice President for Economic Development, Sumter Chamber of Commerce, 1979-80
  • Board of Directors, South Carolina Beer Association, 1978-80, 2000-05
  • Member, American Legion Post 15
  • Former Board member, Santee-Lynches Grassroots Advisory Council, 1979-80
  • University of South Carolina School of Health Partnership Board
  • Organizer and founding Board Chairman, Sumter National Bank
  • Community Resource Bank, Sumter Board member
  • Former Board member, Community Bank Shares Board
  • 2002 nominee of the Democratic Party for Lt. Governor
  • Developed "The Blue Granite Recognition" for State Employees
  • United State Air Force, 1969-74
  • South Carolina Air National Guard, 1974-99
  • Brigadier General (Retired), McEntire Air National Guard Base
  • Former Assistant Adjutant General for Air
  • Former fighter pilot
  • Volunteered for active duty during Persian Gulf War
  • Flew 21 combat missions over Iraq & Kuwait
  • Decorations: Air Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross

   

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