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Sponsors: Reps. Hagood, Agnew, Allen, Altman, Anderson, Anthony, Bailey, Bales, Ballentine, Barfield, Battle, Bingham, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Breeland, G. Brown, J. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Ceips, Chalk, Chellis, Clark, Clemmons, Clyburn, Coates, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Emory, Frye, Funderburk, Govan, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Hiott, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Jennings, Kennedy, Kirsh, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, Martin, McCraw, McGee, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Norman, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rhoad, Rice, Rivers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Scott, Simrill, Sinclair, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Townsend, Tripp, Umphlett, Vaughn, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Wilkins, Witherspoon and Young
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Introduced in the House on May 25, 2005
Adopted by the House on May 25, 2005
Summary: Roy William III
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/25/2005 House Introduced and adopted HJ-334
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
HONORING ROY WILLIAMS III OF CHARLESTON COUNTY FOR HIS DISTINGUISHED CAREER AS AN EDUCATOR AND FOR HIS DEDICATION TO THE HISTORICAL PRESERVATION OF THE LOWCOUNTRY OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Whereas, Roy Williams III was born May 19,1935, in Charlotte, North Carolina, and was raised on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina; and
Whereas, Roy Williams III graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1958 with a degree in history and he later served as a naval officer and worked as a reporter for the Charleston News & Courier; and
Whereas in 1967 he received a Master's Degree in history from the University of South Carolina and did subsequent graduate work at the University of Virginia, Antioch College, and Christ Church College at Oxford University; and
Whereas, Mr. Williams was also a recipient of the R.J. Reynolds Fellowship in Economics at the University of North Carolina and of a Smithsonian Fellowship in History, which he served at the National Portrait Gallery; and
Whereas, Roy Williams III taught journalism, social studies, and English in South Carolina secondary schools for thirty years until his retirement in 1997; and
Whereas, Mr. Williams has served as president of the St. James Santee Parish Historical Society, president of Christ Church Parish Preservation Society, and chairman of the board of directors of the McClellanville Village Museum; and he is a member of the South Carolina Historical Society, the Charleston Library Society, Friends of Drayton Hall, Friends of Hampton Plantation, The Nature Conservancy, and the Charleston Museum; and
Whereas, Mr. Williams has published two books, St. James Santee Plantation Parish: History and Records 1685-1925, with co-author Anne Baker Leland Bridges, and in 2004 Sullivan's Island, which records the island's history and architecture. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the House of Representatives commend Roy Williams III of Charleston County for his truly distinguished career as an educator, for his service to all the people of the Lowcountry as an historical and environmental preservation advocate, and for his dedication to protecting for future generations the historical and architectural details of Charleston County, South Carolina.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Roy Williams III.
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