South Carolina Legislature


    Former Representative Olin Ray Phillips

Representative Olin Ray Phillips photo

Home County: CHEROKEE

House District 30 - Cherokee

Personal Information

  • Residing in Gaffney
  • Born Dec. 25, 1934 in Gaffney
  • Son of Cline G. and Annie Mae (Fowler) Phillips
  • Graduated from Gaffney Sr. High School, 1955
  • Cecil's Bus. Coll., 1957
  • Aug. 18, 1957 Married to Barbara Ann Porter, 3 children, Penelope, Patrina, and Patrick
  • Past Chm., Cherokee Co. Dem. Party
  • Former Registration Bd. Chm.
  • Former Supvr. of Elections for School Dist. One
  • Past Pres., Elm St. PTA
  • Member of East Gaffney Baptist Church
  • WOW
  • Mason
  • Gaffney Lions Club
  • Adv. Bd., Limestone Coll., 1982-84
  • Blacksburg Rotary Club
  • Cherokee Co. & Union Co. Council on Aging
  • VC, Aeronautics Comm.
  • Transfer of Funds Com. for Dept. of Hwys. & Public Transportation
  • Chm., Textile Study Com.
  • House Operations & Mgmt. Com., 1983-84
  • 2nd VC, Educ. & Public Works Com., 1985-90
  • Chm., Aviation Subcom.
  • Chm., Educ. Study Com., 1993-
  • Chm., Pyrotechnic Safety Bd., 1985-91
  • Ex officio Dir., S.C. Transportation Policy & Research Council, 1991-
  • Univ. of S.C. Bd. of Trustees, 1991-92
  • Member of Higher Educ. Tuition Grants Comm., 1991-92
  • Ad Hoc Comm. to Study Feasibility of Reorganizing the Dept. of Hwys. & Public Transportation, 1990-91
  • VC, Blue Ribbon Task Force on Public Transportation, 1991
  • Strategic Hwy. Plan for Improved Mobility and Safety (SHIMS), 1993
  • Task Force for "C" Funds, 1993
  • Chm., Educ. & Public Works Com., 1991-94
  • Hon. Doctorate, Coll. of Charleston, 1992
  • Chm., Jt. Com. to Screen Candidates for Bds. of Trustees of Colls. and Univs.
  • Inducted into Cherokee Co. Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame, Feb. 2000
  • Chm., Cherokee Co. Legis. Delegation, July 2000-08
  • Prev. serv. in House 1979-08.

   

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