South Carolina Legislature


    Former Representative Marion Pinckney Carnell

Representative Marion Pinckney Carnell photo

Home County: GREENWOOD

House District 14 - Abbeville, Greenwood, Laurens

Personal Information

  • Ninety Six
  • Residing in Ware Shoals
  • Born Mar. 8, 1928 in Ware Shoals
  • Son of Calvin W. and Panna (Page) Carnell of Ware Shoals
  • Graduated from Ware Shoals High School, 1945
  • Dec. 17, 1949 Married to Sara Moore of Greenwood, 2 children, Marion Ray and the late Toni Lynn
  • Mem., First Baptist Church
  • Past Pres., Lions Club
  • Past Comdr., Amer. Legion Post 100
  • Mason
  • Shriner
  • 40 &
  • 8
  • VFW
  • Legislator of the Year, VFW, 1981
  • Jaycee Man of the Year, 1961
  • Woodman Outstanding Man of the Year, 1962
  • Legislator of the Year, VFW, 1981
  • Assn. for Retarded Citizens of S.C. Legislator of the Year, 1989
  • Legislator of the Year, Amer. Legion Dept. of S.C., 1990
  • Special Serv. Award, S.C. Downtown Development Assn., 1990
  • Legislator of the Year, S.C. Health Care Assn., 1991, 2000
  • Legislator of the Year, S.C. Hosp. Assn., 1992
  • Legislator of the Year, S.C. Assn. of Residential Care Homes, 1997
  • Legislator of the Year, S.C. Human Serv. Providers, 1998
  • Hon. Doctor of Law, The Citadel, 1993
  • Dedication of the Marion P. Carnell Library/Learning Resources center at Piedmont Tech. Coll., 1991
  • Dedication of the Marion Pincknet Carnell Learning Center at Lander Univ., 1992
  • Outstanding Legislator by the S.C. Citizens and Merchants Assn., 1995, 1999
  • Hon. Ph.D. Humane Letters, MUSC, 1999
  • Hon. Ph.D. of Law, Lander Univ., 1999
  • Legislator of the Year, S.C. Pub. Health Assn., 2000
  • Inducted into the Greenwood Co. Hall of Fame, Greenwood Area Chamber of Commerce, 2000
  • Mil. serv.: Mar. 6, 1946­
  • Jan. 6, 1948, USN
  • Prev. serv. in House 1961­
  • 64, 1967­
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