Chip Limehouse

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Chip Limehouse
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
from the 110th district
In office
January 1995 – January 2017
Succeeded byWilliam Scott Cogswell, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1962-08-08) August 8, 1962 (age 56)
Charleston, South Carolina
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUniversity of South Carolina
Occupationreal estate broker

Harry B. "Chip" Limehouse III (born August 8, 1962) is an American politician from the state of South Carolina. A member of the Republican Party, Limehouse is a former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 110.[1]

Political career[edit]

Limehouse was elected to represent the 110th district in the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1994, taking office in 1995.[2]

Limehouse ran for the United States House of Representatives in the 2013 special election to represent South Carolina's 1st congressional district.[3]

In October 2015, Limehouse announced that he would not be seeking re-election. His seat is to be highly contested with Russell Guerard, Mike Seekings, Eddie Phipps and Trey Harrell.[4]

Sacha Baron Cohen interview[edit]

In 2018, Limehouse appeared on Sacha Baron Cohen's Who is America? being interviewed alongside rapper Bone Crusher. He stated he was paid to appear in the interview and did not take it seriously.[5]


Limehouse attended the University of South Carolina. While there, he played on the polo team.[6]

His father, Harry Limehouse, Jr., was a campaign director for the Republican National Committee. He ran for the Republican nomination to the United States House of Representatives in the 1st congressional district special election in 1971.[7]

Limehouse is a real estate broker, and owns Limehouse Properties, a family business.[8]


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Kropfskropf, Schuyler (2012-06-12). "Chip Limehouse scores easy victory; former Dorchester County administrator Ed Carter wins nomination – The Post and Courier". Retrieved 2012-12-17.
  3. ^ "1st Congressional District field expands as Rep. Chip Limehouse announces candidacy". The Post and Courier. January 11, 2013. Retrieved January 13, 2013.
  4. ^ "Limehouse's exit could trigger Charleston-Mount Pleasant fight". Post and Courier. Retrieved 2015-10-09.
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  6. ^ The News and Courier - Google News Archive Search
  7. ^ The Rock Hill Herald - Google News Archive Search
  8. ^ "Limehouse realty, sellers in dispute over commission – The Post and Courier". Retrieved 2012-12-17.

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