Current Status Bill Number:
4612Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980211Primary Sponsor: YoungAll Sponsors: Young, Woodrum and HarvinDrafted Document Number: bbm\9610jm.98Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980212Subject: Dr. Harry T. Harvin, Resolutions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980212 Received from Senate Senate 19980212 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19980211 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
RECOGNIZING AND SALUTING HARRY T. HARVIN, D.D.S., OF SUMTER COUNTY FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CAREER OF SERVICE AND EXTENDING BEST WISHES TO HIM UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Whereas, Harry T. Harvin, D.D.S., was born in Manning on May 22, 1916; he was educated at Presbyterian College in Clinton, where he was an officer of the student body, President of Kappa Alpha Order, President of the Interfraternity Council, and a member of the state champion baseball team; and
Whereas, he was awarded the degree of "Doctor of Dental Surgery" from Atlanta Southern Dental College (Emory University) in June of 1941 and served in the United States Navy from April 22, 1942 through the end of World War II, serving in Guam; and
Whereas, Dr. Harvin served on the dental staff of Tuomey Regional Hospital in Sumter ever since returning from World War II; and
Whereas, Dr. Harvin served on the State Board of Dental Examiners from 1958 to 1962; he is a South Carolina Dental Association life member, an American Dental Association life member, and a life member of the Sumter Rotary Club, of which he previously served as president; and
Whereas, he is a member and past president of the Sunset Country Club and has served as civilian member of the Sumter-Shaw Community Council; and
Whereas, he is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Sumter and is an elder emeritus; he is a former Sunday School Superintendent, a former deacon and Moderator of the Diaconate, a former Clerk of the Session, and a former Moderator of New Harmony Presbytery; and
Whereas, he was in private general dentistry in Sumter from 1946 until his retirement on December 31, 1997; and
Whereas, Dr. Harry T. Harvin has had an outstanding career of service to the citizens of Sumter County; he is highly respected and admired for his professionalism; he is devoted to his church; and he has always put the needs of others ahead of his own; he is a true humanitarian to whom the citizens of his county will always be indebted; and
Whereas, we are pleased to have the opportunity to recognize such a remarkable, giving individual in this special way. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, recognizes and salutes Harry T. Harvin, D.D.S. of Sumter County for his outstanding career of service and extends best wishes to him upon his retirement.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Dr. Harvin.