Michael R. Daniel

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Michael R. Daniel
84th Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
In office
January 12, 1983 – January 14, 1987
GovernorRichard Riley
Preceded byNancy Stevenson
Succeeded byNick Theodore
Personal details
Born (1940-04-13) April 13, 1940 (age 79)
Gaffney, South Carolina, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
OccupationAttorney

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 Democrat, Governor Richard Riley.

Biography[edit]

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 (PDF). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina. p. 216.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  3. ^ Bull, Walter (1964). Garnet and Black (PDF). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina. p. 288.
  4. ^ "Laments on the Demise of Tom Turnipseed". beck.library.emory.edu. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
Political offices
Preceded by
Nancy Stevenson
Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
1983–1987
Succeeded by
Nick Theodore