Representative Walton J. McLeod, III

Representative Walton J. McLeod, III

Democrat - Newberry

District 40 - Newberry County - Map

Columbia Address

422B Blatt Bldg.
Columbia, 29201

Business Phone (803) 734-3276

Home Address

308 Pomaria St.
Little Mountain, 29075

Home Phone (803) 945-7461

Business Phone (803) 345-1538

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Personal Information

  • Businessman/Attorney
  • Residing at 308 Pomaria St., Little Mountain
  • Born June 30, 1937 in Walterboro
  • Son of the late Walton J., Jr. and the late Rhoda Lane (Brown) McLeod
  • Yale University, B.A., 1959
  • University of South Carolina, LL.B., 1964
  • Attended University of Minn. Public Health School, summer, 1972
  • Married to Julie E. Hamiter, 1 child
  • Law Clerk, Chief Judge Clement Haynsworth, United States 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1964-65
  • Attorney, Pope & Schumpert, 1965-67
  • Assistant United States Attorney, 1967-68
  • General Counsel, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), 1968-94
  • Deputy South Carolina Attorney General, 1987-88
  • Board member, Newberry County Council on Aging, 2001-
  • Newberry College Foundation, 2005-
  • South Carolina Alzheimer's Association, 2007-
  • S.E. Institute for Women in Politics, 2007-
  • South Carolina Humanities Council, 2008-
  • South Carolina Legislative Audit Council, 2008-
  • President, Newberry Jaycees, 1967
  • President, South Caroliniana Soc., 1990-93
  • Chair, Central Midlands Council of Governments, 1981-82, 2001-03
  • President, South Carolina Magistrates Association, 1976-77
  • State President, South Carolina Reserve Officers, 1981-82
  • National President, Judge Advocates Association, 1991-92
  • Editorial Advisory Board, S.E. Environmental Law Journal, 1993-
  • J. B. O'Neall Inn of Court, 1996-
  • Recipient of Outstanding Freshman Representative Award, 1997
  • South Carolina Reserve Officer of the Year, 1998
  • Outstanding Legislator Award, Gift of Life Trust Fund, 1999
  • Legislator Appreciation Award, South Carolina Association of Conservation Districts, 2006
  • Outstanding Service Award, South Carolina American Legion, 2006
  • Legislator of the Year, South Carolina Human Services Providers Association, 2008
  • 1st Vice Chairman, Judiciary Committee, 2006-08
  • State House Committee, 2010-
  • Member, American Legion
  • Ruritan Club
  • Mason
  • Hejaz Shriner
  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
  • United States Navy, 1959-61, 1963 & 1990-Captain, United States Navy Reserve (Retired)

   

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Service In Public Office

  • Mayor of Little Mountain, 1983 - 1989, 1993 - 1996
  • House of Representatives, 1997 - Present



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