South Carolina Legislature


    Former Representative Charles Alexander Harvin, III

Representative Charles Alexander Harvin, III photo

Home County: CLARENDON

House District 64 - Clarendon, Williamsburg

Personal Information

  • Residing at 2 Edwards Dr., Summerton
  • Born Feb. 7, 1950
  • Son of the late Charles Alexander, Jr. and Thomasine (Graham) Harvin
  • Graduated from Charleston Southern Univ., B.A., 1972
  • Augusta Law School, J.D., 1976
  • Mar. 20, 1982 Married to Cathy Jane Brand, 1 child, Mary Franklin
  • Pres., Charleston Southern Univ. Chap. Pi Gamma Mu (Hon. Soc.), 1972
  • Pres. of Class of 1972
  • Chm., Charleston Southern Univ. Young Dem.
  • Who's Who Among Students at Amer. Colls. & Univs., 1972
  • Student Chm., Amer. Bar Assn. Com. on Intl. Exchange of Attys.
  • Natl. Student Register, 1972
  • Life mem., Alpha Phi Omega Natl. Serv. Frat., Outstanding Serv. Award, 1972
  • S.C. Hall of Fame Trustee
  • VP, 1983-84 & Pres., 1985-86, Clarendon Co. Historical Soc.
  • Inducted into Huguenot Soc. of S.C., 1985 & First Families of S.C., 1987
  • Bd. mem., Confederation of S.C. Local Historical Societies Exec. Council, 1985-91
  • Bd. of Dirs., South Caroliniana Soc., 1986-89
  • VC, Charleston Southern Univ. Alumni Bd., 1975-76
  • Hon. Doctorate, Sherman Coll., 1979
  • Hon. Doctor of Humanities, Francis Marion Univ., 1985
  • Hon. Doctor of Laws, Charleston Southern Univ., 1988
  • Bd. of Visitors at Clemson Univ., 1977
  • Med. Univ. of S.C., 1986-87
  • Charleston Southern Univ., 1988-90, 1997-98
  • Distinguished Serv. Award, S.C. Dem. Party, 1981
  • Legis. Serv. Award, UPS, 1984
  • Freshman Legislator of the Year of Univ. of S.C. Young Dem., 1977
  • Legislator of the Year, S.C. Student Legis., 1981
  • S.C. Young Dem. Legislator of the Year, 1982
  • S.C. State Library Bd. Legislator of the Year, 1982
  • S.C. Assn. for the Deaf Legislator of the Year, 1985, 2001
  • S.C. Animal Control Assn. Legislator of the Year, 1986
  • Del., 1984 Dem. Natl. Convention
  • VC, S.C. Dem. Party, 1976-78
  • Chm., Clarendon Co. Dem. Party, 1979-
  • Majority Whip, 1979-82
  • Majority Leader, 1982-86
  • Majority Leader Emeritus, 1986-
  • VC, Jt. Agric. Study Com.
  • VC, U.S. Constitution Bicentennial Comm.
  • VC, NCSL Labor, Commerce & Econ. Dev. Com., 1985-90
  • Chm., NCSL Com. on Intl., 1986
  • Member of NCSL Exec. Com., 1988-91
  • Masonic Lodge No. 105 (fourth generation)
  • Scottish Rite
  • Omar Shrine Temple (third generation)
  • Who's Who in the South
  • Who's Who in Politics in the U.S.
  • Who's Who in America
  • Bd. of Govs., S.C. Reinsurance Facility
  • Jt. Ins. Study Com.
  • Confederation of S.C. Local Historical Societies Exec. Council, 1985-91
  • Charleston Southern Univ. 2000 Distinguished Alumni of the Year
  • Mil. serv.: Major, S.C. Guard
  • Prev. serv. in House 1977-05.

   

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