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  Wells, Howard
NameHoward Wells
, South Carolina , United States
Born Unknown
Last ModifedRBH
Jun 25, 2008 05:25pm
InfoPersonal Information

Born May 23, 1952

Son of the late John and Julia Wells

Married to Wanda Jolly Wells

Member of Mon Aetna Baptist Church

Member of Union Masonic Lodge # 75 A.F.M. of S.C.

32 degree Scottish Rite Mason

Board Member of S.C. Sheriff's Association serving as Sergeant at Arms. Will be elevated to President in 2010

Member of S.C. Law Enforcement Officers Association

Past Board Member of Union County United Way

Past Board Member of National Sheriff's Association

Past Board member of Union County Health Care Foundation

Past Board Member of S.C. Law Enforcement Officers Training Council

Educational Information

Graduate of Union High School

Graduate of S.C. Criminal Justice Academy

Graduate of National Sheriff's Association

Graduate of F.B.I. National Academy


1994 Order of the Palmetto, presented by Governor Carol A. Campbell Jr. The highest award presented by the State of South Carolina.

1994 Kentucky Colonel, presented by Governor Brereton C. Jones. The highest award presented by the State of Kentucky.

1995 , Sheriff-of-the-Year, presented by the South Carolina Sheriff's Association.

1995 , Law Enforcement Officer of the year nominee, presented by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officer's Association.

1995, Sheriff Wells received the First, National Law Enforcement Award for Excellence in the field of missing and exploited children presented by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

1995, Law Enforcement Commendation Medal, presented by The National Society of The Sons of The American Revolution.

1996, Harmony Award, presented by Congress of Racial Equality.

Sheriff Wells has also been presented numerous other local distinguished service awards.

Law Enforcement Commendation Medal awarded by: The Sons of the American Revolution

Paul Harris Fellow awarded by: Rotary International



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  11/04/2008 Union County, SC Sheriff Lost 15.33% (-39.18%)
  06/24/2008 Union County, SC Sheriff- D Primary Runoff Lost 43.17% (-13.67%)
  06/10/2008 Union County, SC Sheriff- D Primary Won 46.70% (+0.76%)
  11/02/2004 Union County Sheriff Won 96.68% (+93.37%)
  06/22/2004 Union County Sheriff - D Runoff Won 53.87% (+7.74%)
  06/08/2004 Union County Sheriff- D Primary Won 44.02% (+15.28%)
  11/07/2000 Union County Sheriff Won 94.96% (+92.44%)
  11/05/1996 Union County Sheriff Won 95.86% (+93.79%)
  11/03/1992 Union County Sheriff Won 100.00% (+100.00%)