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Donald Russell

January 26, 2017 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame

Donald Stuart Russell (1906-1998) was a protégé of former Secretary of State James F. Byrnes. Russell was Governor of South Carolina from 1963-1965 and  a U.S. Senator. He also served as President of the University of South Carolina.  The Donald S. Russell Papers are preserved at the University.

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