South Carolina Legislature


    Former Representative John W. "Bill" Riser

Representative John W. "Bill" Riser photo

Home County: LEXINGTON

House District 69 - Lexington

Personal Information

  • Residing at 159 Holly Ridge Lane, West Columbia
  • Born Jan. 4, 1934 in Bowman
  • Son of Thomas C., Sr. and Nell (Weathers) Riser
  • Graduated from Clemson Univ., B.S., 1957
  • Aug. 16, 1958 Married to Peggy Ann Gwinn, 3 children, Deborah Ann, Karen Leah and John William, Jr.
  • Retired from Clemson Univ. Extension Serv., 1989
  • Asst. Extension Agent, Aiken Co., 1957­
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  • Saluda Co., 1959­
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  • Extension Dir., Saluda Co., 1971­
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  • Richland Co., 1975­
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  • Host of Early Riser Television Show, WIS-TV, 1976­
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  • Agricultural Column, The State, 1975­
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  • Clemson Univ. Basketball Team, 1952­
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  • Pres.: Saluda Jaycees, 1965, Saluda Lions Club, 1972, S.C. Co. Agents Assn., D.S.A., S.C. Co. Agents Assn., S.C. 4-H Assn.
  • PTO
  • Clemson Extension Serv., Epsilon Sigma Phi Extension Frat.
  • Clemson Extension Retirees
  • 1994 Cooperative Council Award
  • Member of Agric. and Natural Resources Com., Chm., Agric. Sub-Com., Wildlife Com., Deacon, Saluda Baptist Church, D.S.A. Natl. Co. Agents Assn.
  • Prev. serv. in House Sept. 10, 1991­
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