South Carolina Legislature

    Former Representative Heyward Groverman Hutson

Representative Heyward Groverman Hutson photo


House District 94 - Charleston, Dorchester

Personal Information

  • Residing at 215 Golf Rd., Summerville
  • Born Jan. 24, 1936 in Summerville
  • Son of Heyward Groverman Hutson and Annie Christabel Limehouse
  • Graduated from U.S. Mil. Academy, West Point, B.S., 1958
  • Syracuse Univ., M.A., 1971
  • Armed Forces Staff Coll., 1973
  • U.S. Army War Coll., 1979
  • Sept. 9, 1961 Married to Evelyn Carroll Harnett, 4 children, Ellyn Carroll, Madilyn Anne, Heyward Groverman, III and Robert Waddington
  • Mem., Dorchester Co. Council, 1988-92
  • Dorchester Rep., Council of Govts., 1988-92
  • Pres., Summerville Preservation Society, 1988-
  • Pres., West Point Society of Charleston, 1991-93
  • Order of the Palmetto, 1996
  • VP, Confederation of S.C. Local Historical Societies, 2002-04
  • Lee Comm., 2006-
  • Mil. serv.: USA, 1958-85, Col.
  • Served two tours in Vietnam and two tours in Europe
  • Also two tours in the Pentagon spanning nine years
  • Army Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) expert, 1973-76
  • Advised the Army Chief of Staff on strategic arms issues
  • Asst. for Policy Planning and Analysis in Inter-Amer. Affairs, Off. of the Secy. of Defense
  • Awards include Bronze Star and Defense Superior Serv. medals
  • Prev. serv. in House 1993-96
  • Elected in Special Election Dec. 4, 2007 to fulfill unexpired term of Converse A. Chellis III [R], resigned.


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