Michael R. Daniel

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Michael R. Daniel
84th Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
In office
January 12, 1983 – January 14, 1987
Governor Richard Riley
Preceded by Nancy Stevenson
Succeeded by Nick Theodore
Personal details
Born (1940-04-13) April 13, 1940 (age 74)
Gaffney, South Carolina
Political party Democratic
Occupation Attorney

Michael Roland Daniel (born April 13, 1940)[1] served as the 84th Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. He served from 1983 to 1987 concurrently with his fellow Democart, Governor Richard Riley.

Daniel was educated at the University of South Carolina, where he was a member of the Euphradian Society and graduated in 1962 with a B.A. in Journalism.[2] He graduated from the USC School of Law in 1965.[3]

To win the Democratic runoff election for lieutenant governor, Daniel defeated controversial former State Senator Tom Turnipseed, a lawyer from Columbia.[4]

Daniel lost the race for governor in 1986 to Republican Carroll Campbell.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Legislative manual - General Assembly of South Carolina pp 13–14
  2. ^ Baskin, Fran, ed. (1962). Garnet and Black. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina. p. 216. 
  3. ^ Bull, Walter (1964). Garnet and Black. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina. p. 288. 
  4. ^ "Laments on the Demise of Tom Turnipseed". beck.library.emory.edu. Retrieved March 14, 2012. 
Preceded by
Nancy Stevenson
Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
1983–1987
Succeeded by
Nick Theodore