South Carolina Legislature


    Former Representative JoAnne Gilham

Representative JoAnne Gilham photo

Home County: BEAUFORT

House District 123 - Beaufort

Personal Information

  • Residing at 21 Dune Lane, Hilton Head Island
  • Born June 14, 1939 in Columbia
  • Daughter of Hubert Felder and Evelyn Withers Goldson
  • Attended Univ. of S.C. and Luther Rice Seminary
  • Mar. 21, 1958 Married to Louis Benjamin Gilham, Jr., 5 children, Sherry, Leslye, Joanie, Lynne, and Trey
  • Teacher: Ridgeland Kindergarten, 1968-72, Calvary Christian Academy, 1974-79
  • Outstanding Young Women in America, 1970
  • Guidance Counselor, Hilton Head Christian Academy, 1985-89
  • Bd. of Dirs., Forest Beach Assn., 1987-89
  • Lay Counselor, Grace Comm. Church, 1989-96
  • Bd. of Dirs., Beaufort Co. Comm. in Schools, 1996-99
  • Adv. Bd., SCETV-WJWJ, 1996-97
  • Professional Women of Hilton Head, 1998
  • Charter Mem., Bluffton Lions Club, 1998-01
  • Chm., Credentials Comm. Beaufort Co. Rep. Party, 1996-
  • Recording Secy., Hilton Head Rep. Club, 1998-01
  • VC, Rep. Caucus, 1999-00
  • Mem., VC, Beaufort Co. Legis. Delegation, 2001-
  • Secy./Treas., General Assembly Women's Caucus
  • S.C. House Rep. Women's Caucus
  • Prev. serv. in House 1999-03.

   

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