Senator Joel Lourie

Senator Joel Lourie

Democrat - Richland

District 22 - Kershaw & Richland Counties - Map

Columbia Address

601 Gressette Bldg.
Columbia, 29201

Business Phone (803) 212-6116

Home Address

P.O. Box 6212
Columbia, 29260

Home Phone (803) 787-5802

Business Phone (803) 256-2067

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Personal Information

  • Businessman
  • Residing at 3 Lakecrest Dr., Columbia
  • Born September 24, 1962 in Columbia
  • Son of the late Isadore and Susan (Reiner) Lourie
  • University of South Carolna, B.A., 1984
  • Richland Northeast High, 1980
  • January 27, 1990 married Rebecca Baum, 2 children, Rachel and Sam
  • Advisory Board for the Columbia Jewish Community Center
  • Richland District Two Reconnecting Commissions and School Boards
  • Richland Two Business Advisory Council
  • 2009 Champion of Health Care Award
  • 2008 Advocate of the Year from South Carolina Alive At 25 Program
  • 2008 AARP recognition
  • 2008-10 Liberty Fellowship Program
  • 2007 Star of Justice Award-Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.
  • 2006 Humane Society State Legislator Award
  • 2006 Seat Belt Champion Award from the Meharry-State Farm Alliance
  • 2006 State Safety Leadership Award from the National Transportation Safety Board
  • 2005 South Carolina Commission on National and Community Service Legislator of the Year
  • 2005 South Carolina Public Health Association Legislator of the Year
  • 2004 Legislative Award from the South Carolina Counseling Association
  • 2004 Advocate Award from the South Carolina School Improvement Council
  • 2002 Advocate Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • 2004 and 2006 Legislative Appreciation Awards from South Carolina Victims Assistance Network
  • 2003 Legislator of the Year Award for the National Association of Social Workers
  • House Leader on the Governor's Nuclear Waste Task Force
  • 2000 Alliance for South Carolina's Child Advocacy Leadership Award
  • 2000 Senior Advocacy Award from Senior Resources
  • 2000 South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Legislator of the Year Award
  • 2000 Distinguished Servoce Award from the South Carolina Association of Non-Profit Organizations
  • 2010 Commitment Award from the National Safety Council Alive At 25 Program
  • 2011 Legislator of the Year from the South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association
  • 2011 Recognition Award from the March of Dimes

   

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Service In Public Office

  • House of Representatives, 1999 - 2004
  • Senate, 2005 - Present



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