Marion Gressette

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L. Marion Gressette
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Member of the South Carolina Senate
In office
Personal details
Born(1902-02-11)February 11, 1902
Orangeburg County, South Carolina
DiedMarch 1, 1984(1984-03-01) (aged 82)
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Political partyDemocratic

Lawrence Marion Gressette (February 11, 1902 – March 1, 1984) was an American politician in the state of South Carolina. He attended the University of South Carolina and was a member of the Euphradian Society. He served in the South Carolina Senate as a member of the Democratic Party from 1937 to 1984. He also served a stint as president pro tempore of the South Carolina Senate from 1972 to 1984.[1][2][3]


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  2. ^ "L. Marion Gressette Is Dead - Ex-Segregationist in South -". 3 March 1984. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
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