South Carolina Legislature


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Roxanne Dusenbury McCrory, 4 children, Michael Alan McCrory-Wilson, Addison Graves, Jr., Julian Dusenbury and Hunter Taylor; mem. & former Pres./Chm.: Cayce Rotary Club; Sheriff's Dept. Law Enforcement Adv. Council, Reserve Offs. Assn; Lexington Co. Historical Soc.; Co. Comm. & Resource Dev. Com.; Co. Amer. Heart Assn.; Mid-Carolina Mental Health Assn. & Bank of America Lexington Adv. Bd.; mem. & Dir. or former Dir. of: Cayce_West Columbia Jaycees; Kidney Foundation; S.C. Lung Assn.; Alston Wilkes Soc.; Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce & Congaree Land Trust; Saluda Shoals Park Foundation; Lake Murray Tourism & Recreation Assn.; mem.: Cola. World Affairs Council; First Presbyterian Church, Cola.; Nature Conservancy; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Sinclair Lodge No. 154; Jamil Temple; WOW; Mil. Order of the World Wars; Fulmer PTA; Amer. Legis. Exchange Concil; Lexington , Irmo, West Metro and Chapin Chambers of Commerce; Homebuilders Assn.; Amer. Legion (Guignard Post); 40 & 8; Dutch Fork and Lexington Co. Rep. Women's Clubs (Assoc.); Exec. Council of Indian Waters Council, Boy Scouts of America; former Judge, Town of Springdale; former VC, Co. Registration & Elections Comm.; State Dev. Bd., 1975-80; former staff mem., Sen. Strom Thurmond & Congressman Floyd Spence; Sutdent Asst., U.S. Atty., 1971; Dep. Gen. Counsel, U.S. Dept. of Energy, SES 5, Washington, 1981-82 with Energy Secy. Jim Edwards; elected 1st State Youth VC, S.C. Rep. Party, 1970; Campaign Mgr. for Congressman Spence 1974, 1978, 1980, 1982 & 1998; 1976 Citizens ofr Reagan Second Dist., Chm.; 1986 Dist. Chm. for Gov. Carroll Campbell; 1988 & 1992 Bush for Pres. Second Dist., Chm.; Thurmond for Sen., Second Dist., Chm. 1990, State VC 1996; Del. for Gov. George W. Bush, 2000 Rep. Natl. Convention; Co-founder, First Tues. Rep. Club; nominated by RNC Chm. Lee Atwater for U.S. delegation to observe Bulgarian Parliamentary elections, June, 1990; Lecturer on dem. process, Bulgaria, 1990, Slovakia, 1994, and Russian Siberia, 1995; NCSL Delegation to Tiawan, 1996; Cola. World Affairs Council, Sister Cities Delegation to Bulgaria, Romania and Russia, 1997; appted. by Pres. Bush to the U.S. Intergovernmental Adv. COuncil on Educ., 1990-91; Southeastern Regional Vision for Educ. Comm., 1990; elected Chm., Sen. Gen. Com., 1995; Cola. Coll. Bd. of Visitors, 1996-; Coker Coll. Bd. of Trustees, 1998; Common Cause of S.C., Legis. Award, 1990; Coll. Rep. Confederation, Legislator of the Year, 1990; Irmo Fire Dist., Distinguished Public Serv. Award, 1991; WOW, Citizenship Award; S.C. Jaycees, State House Award, 1993; S.C. Cable TV Assn., Legislator of the Year, 1993; S.C. Assn. of Taxpayers, Senator of the Year, 1993; Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow; NRA, Defender of Freedom Award; Order of the Palmetto, 1995; Home Builders of S.C., Hammer & Trowel Award, 1995; retired Cola. Police Offs., Public Serv. Award, 1995; S.C. Policy Council Palmetto Leadership Award, 1995; Gun Owners of S.C., Freedom Award, 1996; Amer. Legion Senator of the Year, 1997; NFIB/SC Guardian of Small Bus., 1998; 1999 Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year; S.C. Assn. of Taxpayers Friend of the Taxpayer Award, 1999; S.C. Child Care Assn. Legislator of the Year, 2000; United Way Comm. Builder Award; mil. serv.: USAR, 1972-75; SCARNG, 1975-; currently Col. & serving as Staff Judge Advocate for 218th Mech. Inf. Brigade; prev. serv. in Sen. 1985-01. 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    Senator Addison Graves "Joe" Wilson

Senator Addison Graves "Joe" Wilson photo

Home County: LEXINGTON

Senate District 23 - Lexington

Personal Information

  • Residing at 2825 Wilton Rd., Springdale
  • Born July 31, 1947 in Charleston
  • Son of the late Hugh deVeaux and the late Wray (Graves) Wilson
  • Graduated from Washington & Lee Univ., B.A., 1969
  • Univ. of S.C., J.D., 1972
  • Dec. 30, 1977 Married to Roxanne Dusenbury McCrory, 4 children, Michael Alan McCrory-Wilson, Addison Graves, Jr., Julian Dusenbury and Hunter Taylor
  • Mem. & former Pres./Chm.: Cayce Rotary Club
  • Sheriff's Dept. Law Enforcement Adv. Council, Reserve Offs. Assn
  • Lexington Co. Historical Soc.
  • Co. Comm. & Resource Dev. Com.
  • Co. Amer. Heart Assn.
  • Mid-Carolina Mental Health Assn. & Bank of America Lexington Adv. Bd.
  • Mem. & Dir. or former Dir. of: Cayce_West Columbia Jaycees
  • Kidney Foundation
  • S.C. Lung Assn.
  • Alston Wilkes Soc.
  • Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce & Congaree Land Trust
  • Saluda Shoals Park Foundation
  • Lake Murray Tourism & Recreation Assn.
  • Member of Cola. World Affairs Council
  • First Presbyterian Church, Cola.
  • Nature Conservancy
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Sinclair Lodge No. 154
  • Jamil Temple
  • WOW
  • Mil. Order of the World Wars
  • Fulmer PTA
  • Amer. Legis. Exchange Concil
  • Lexington , Irmo, West Metro and Chapin Chambers of Commerce
  • Homebuilders Assn.
  • Amer. Legion (Guignard Post)
  • 40 & 8
  • Dutch Fork and Lexington Co. Rep. Women's Clubs (Assoc.)
  • Exec. Council of Indian Waters Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Former Judge, Town of Springdale
  • Former VC, Co. Registration & Elections Comm.
  • State Dev. Bd., 1975-80
  • Former staff mem., Sen. Strom Thurmond & Congressman Floyd Spence
  • Sutdent Asst., U.S. Atty., 1971
  • Dep. Gen. Counsel, U.S. Dept. of Energy, SES 5, Washington, 1981-82 with Energy Secy. Jim Edwards
  • Elected 1st State Youth VC, S.C. Rep. Party, 1970
  • Campaign Mgr. for Congressman Spence 1974, 1978, 1980, 1982 & 1998
  • 1976 Citizens ofr Reagan Second Dist., Chm.
  • 1986 Dist. Chm. for Gov. Carroll Campbell
  • 1988 & 1992 Bush for Pres. Second Dist., Chm.
  • Thurmond for Sen., Second Dist., Chm. 1990, State VC 1996
  • Del. for Gov. George W. Bush, 2000 Rep. Natl. Convention
  • Co-founder, First Tues. Rep. Club
  • Nominated by RNC Chm. Lee Atwater for U.S. delegation to observe Bulgarian Parliamentary elections, June, 1990
  • Lecturer on dem. process, Bulgaria, 1990, Slovakia, 1994, and Russian Siberia, 1995
  • NCSL Delegation to Tiawan, 1996
  • Cola. World Affairs Council, Sister Cities Delegation to Bulgaria, Romania and Russia, 1997
  • Appted. by Pres. Bush to the U.S. Intergovernmental Adv. COuncil on Educ., 1990-91
  • Southeastern Regional Vision for Educ. Comm., 1990
  • Elected Chm., Sen. Gen. Com., 1995
  • Cola. Coll. Bd. of Visitors, 1996-
  • Coker Coll. Bd. of Trustees, 1998
  • Common Cause of S.C., Legis. Award, 1990
  • Coll. Rep. Confederation, Legislator of the Year, 1990
  • Irmo Fire Dist., Distinguished Public Serv. Award, 1991
  • WOW, Citizenship Award
  • S.C. Jaycees, State House Award, 1993
  • S.C. Cable TV Assn., Legislator of the Year, 1993
  • S.C. Assn. of Taxpayers, Senator of the Year, 1993
  • Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow
  • NRA, Defender of Freedom Award
  • Order of the Palmetto, 1995
  • Home Builders of S.C., Hammer & Trowel Award, 1995
  • Retired Cola. Police Offs., Public Serv. Award, 1995
  • S.C. Policy Council Palmetto Leadership Award, 1995
  • Gun Owners of S.C., Freedom Award, 1996
  • Amer. Legion Senator of the Year, 1997
  • NFIB/SC Guardian of Small Bus., 1998
  • 1999 Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year
  • S.C. Assn. of Taxpayers Friend of the Taxpayer Award, 1999
  • S.C. Child Care Assn. Legislator of the Year, 2000
  • United Way Comm. Builder Award
  • Mil. serv.: USAR, 1972-75
  • SCARNG, 1975-
  • Currently Col. & serving as Staff Judge Advocate for 218th Mech. Inf. Brigade
  • Prev. serv. in Sen. 1985-01.

   

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