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    Representative Herb Kirsh

Representative Herb Kirsh photo

Home County: YORK

House District 47 - York

Personal Information

  • Full-time Legislator/Retired Businessman
  • Residing at 105 Bellwood Dr., Clover
  • Born May 17 in New York, New York (a six-week resident of New York at birth)
  • Son of the late Isadore and the late Yetta Kirsh
  • Duke University, B.A., 1949
  • January 29, 1950 married the late Suzanne S.
  • Member, Temple Emanuel
  • Mason
  • Shriner
  • Former President, Clover Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Boy Scout Leader and Eagle Scout
  • Clover Man of the Year, 1976
  • Distinguished Service Award, South Carolina Municipal Association, 1985
  • Charter member, Clover Jaycees
  • County Delegate, State Democratic Convention
  • Chairman, Clover Community Bank, 1991-
  • South Carolina Department of Revenue, Legislator of the Year, 1996
  • Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce, Citizen of the Year, 1999
  • Pioneer Award, Greater Clover Chamber of Commerce, 2001
  • Appreciation Award, South Carolina Association of Auditors, Treasurers, and Tax Collectors, 2001
  • South Carolina Association of Counties, Home Rule Guardian Award, 2003
  • Outstanding Service Award, South Carolina Department of Revenue, Directors, 2003
  • Mack E. McCarter Award for Citizenship and Community Service, 2004
  • Legislator of the Year, South Carolina Housing Authority, 2005
  • Named 357 Acre "Herb Kirsh Wildlife Conservation Area", South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, 2005
  • Legislator of the Year, State Retirees Association of South Carolina, 2006
  • Longest serving House member in the 2009 South Carolina House of Representatives
  • Chairman, House Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Committee, 2008-
  • 2 years United States Navy Reserves


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