South Carolina Legislature


    Former Representative Elsie Rast Stuart

Representative Elsie Rast Stuart photo

Home County: LEXINGTON

House District 96 - Lexington, Orangeburg

Personal Information

  • Residing at 1231 Cedar Pond Rd., Pelion
  • Born Nov. 11 in Columbia
  • Daughter of. Cecil C. Sutherland and Lesta Powell
  • Graduated from Wesleyan Coll., A.B.
  • Arizona State Univ., M.A.
  • Univ. of S.C., M.M.
  • Married to the late James F. Rast, 2 children, James Carlisle and William Fort
  • 1977 Married to Clarence Edgar Stuart
  • Mem., Lexington Co. Council, 1973­
  • 80
  • Mayor, Town of Pelion, 1981­
  • 92
  • Secy.-Treas., Rural Water Assn., 1988­
  • 91
  • Bd. of Dirs., S.C. Assn. of Cos., 1977­
  • 80
  • Bd. of Dirs., Municipal Assn. of S.C., 1985­
  • 87
  • S.C. Water Resources Comr., 1989­
  • 92
  • Midlands United Way Bd. of Dirs., 1980­
  • 83
  • Lexington Medical Center Adv. Bd., 1986­
  • 89
  • Pres., Lexington Co. Historical Soc., 1971­
  • 73
  • Organizing Pres., Lexington Co. Forestry Assn., 1984
  • Mem., S.C. Forestry Assn., Bd. of Dirs., 1990­
  • 93
  • Treas., Lexington Co. Municipal Assn., 1984­
  • 89
  • Pres., Lexington Co. Educ. Assn., 1974­
  • 75
  • Central Midlands Regional Planning Council, 1978­
  • 82, assoc. mem., 1982­
  • 92
  • S.C. Woman of Achievement, 1990
  • Member of House Educ. and Public Works Com., 1993­
  • S.C. Teacher Recruitment Com., 1993-96
  • Legislator of the Year, S.C. Fed. of Older Amers., 1995
  • Tech. Prep., Legislator of the Year, 1997
  • School to Work Adv. Council
  • W.O.W. Conservation Award, 1996
  • Member of St. Reorganization Com., Jt. Study Com. On Aging
  • Chm., Public Works and Transit Safety Subcom.
  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Legislator of the Year, 1998
  • Friend of Transit Award, 2000
  • Prev. serv. in House 1993­
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