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Biographical Profile for Walt J. McLeod
Currently Elected State Representative District 40, South Carolina
Age: 77
Party: South Carolina Democratic Party
Phone: 803.345.1538
Address: 308 Pomaria St
Little Mountain, SC 29075
Walt J. McLeod's positions and views on the issues:
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General: (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
no response
Personal: (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Julie
1 Child: Walton.
Birth Date: 06/30/1937
Birthplace: Walterboro, SC
Home City: Little Mountain, SC
Education: (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Attended, University of Nevada National Judicial College, 1993
Attended, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1972
LLB, University of South Carolina Law School, 1964
BA, Yale University, 1959
Profession: (profession and work experience outside politics)
General Counsel, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, 1968-1994
Deputy Attorney General, South Carolina Office of Attorney General, 1987-1988
Assistant United States Attorney, United States Department of Justice, District of South Carolina, 1967-1968
Attorney, Pope & Schumpert, 1965-1967
Law Clerk, Chief Judge Clement Haynsworth, United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1964-1965
Served to Captain, JAGC, USNR, 1959-1992
Active Duty, United States Navy, 1959-1961, 1963, 1990
Lieutenant (j.g.), United States Navy, 1959-1961
United States Naval Reserve, Captain.

Military: (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, discharge date and type)
no response
Civic: (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Southeast Institute for Women in Politics, 2007-present
Member, Newberry Shrine Club and Hejaz Temple, 1999-present
South Carolina Bar's Hospital and Health Law Committee, 1980-present
Newberry County Law Enforcement Association, 1973-present
Little Mountain Ruritan Club, 1972-present
Masons, Newberry, South Carolina, Lodge 56, 1966-present
President, Yale Club of Central South Carolina, 1986-2000
President, South Carolinian History Society, 1990-1993
National President, Judge Advocates Association, 1991-1992
Trustee South Carolina State Museum, 1981-1985
State President, South Carolina Reserve Officers Association, 1981-1982
State President, South Carolina Magistrates Association/Summary Court Judges Association, 1976-1977
President, Jaycees of Newberry, South Carolina, 1967
American Bar Association
American Legion
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Newberry County Chamber of Commerce Development Board
South Carolina Bar Association
South Carolina Bar Foundation.
Political: (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Representative, South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1996-present
Mayor, Town of Little Mountain, 1983-1989, 1993-1996
Democratic National Convention Committee, 1988
State Committeeman, Newberry County Democratic Party, 1986-1990
Member, State Democratic Executive Committee, 1986-1990
Delegate, Democratic National Committee, 1984
Magistrate Judge, Newberry County Magistrates Court, 1973-1981.
Religion: (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Protestant (Lutheran)
Accomplishments: (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
no response
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