South Carolina Legislature

    Former Senator McKinley Washington, Jr.

Senator McKinley Washington, Jr. photo


Senate District 45 - Allendale, Beaufort, Charleston, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

House District 116 - Charleston

Personal Information

  • Residing in Ravenel
  • Son of the late Mckinley, Sr. and Mattie(Peterson) Washington
  • Graduated from Johnson C. Smith Univ., B.A., 1961, B.D., 1964
  • Interdonominational Theological Center, M.M., 1973
  • Dec. 21, 1963 Married to Beulah Jefferies, 2 children, Katrina D. and Michael
  • Former Chm. S.C. Legis. Black Caucus
  • V.C., Charleston Co. Legis Delegations
  • Chm., Bd. of Dirs., Sea Island Comprehensive Health Care Co-op
  • Former Chm., House Operations and Management Com.
  • Founder, Edisto Branch NAACP
  • Founder, St. Paul Interdonominational Ministerial Alliance
  • Past Master, Ocean King Lodge No. 384, F. & A.M. Mason
  • Former mem., Blue Ribbon Com. on Desegregation of Higher Educ.
  • Former Vice Moderator, Synod of the Presbyterian USA
  • Member of Charleston Co. Comm. Relations Com.
  • Royal Arch Mason, Arabian Temple No. 139
  • Past Moderator of the Presbytery of Atlantic
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Frat.
  • House Ways & Means Com
  • Educ. Comm of the Sts.
  • Joint Com. on Tourism and Trade
  • Medical Affairs
  • General Com.
  • Finance
  • Educ.
  • Rules
  • Chm., Agency Head Salary Comm.
  • Prev. serv. in House 1975-90
  • In Senate 1991-99.


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