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  West, John Carl
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NameJohn Carl West
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Camden, South Carolina , United States
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Born August 27, 1922
Died March 21, 2004 (81 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
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Nov 29, 2015 07:34pm
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InfoJohn Carl West

"The Color Blind Governor"

Former South Carolina governor, lieutenant governor, state senator and U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia

� Born: Aug. 27, 1922, in Charlotte Thompson, a rural Kershaw County community

� Education: Graduated from The Citadel, 1942; member Phi Beta Kappa; classmate and future U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings said West was �the smartest fella in the class;� law degree, USC, 1946

� Military service: World War II veteran; commissioned a lieutenant in the U.S. Army on June 10, 1942, and served until Feb. 22, 1946

� Public service: State Highway Commission, 1948-52; state Senate, 1955-66; lieutenant governor, 1967-71; governor, 1971-75; U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1977-81

� Family: Wife, Lois; children, Douglas, Shelton and John Jr.


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Mar 22, 2004 12:00am Obituary Former S.C. Gov. John C. West, 81, Dies  Article User 13 

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  06/08/1977 US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1970 SC Governor Won 51.68% (+6.05%)
  11/08/1966 SC Lt. Governor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
SC US President - D Primary - Feb 03, 2004 D Howard Dean
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1988 D Paul M. Simon