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Press Release, May 28, 1985, resignation from the South Carolina Senate

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Creator:Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey), 1911-1985
Title:Press Release, May 28, 1985, resignation from the South Carolina Senate
Date:1985 May 28

Two page press release dated May 28, 1985 announcing the retirement of I. DeQuincey Newman from the South Carolina Senate. The announcement indicates that Newman's retirement is due to failing health; it also includes a brief biography of Newman, including his civil rights leadership, career in the South Carolina Senate, and involvement in the Methodist Church. As senator, Newman served on the following committees: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Corrections and Penology, Fish, Game and Forestry, the General Committee, Medical Affairs and the Invitations Committee. He was also Chairman of the Governor's Rural Development Council. Newman was the founder and first pastor of the Francis Burns United Methodist Church in Columbia, and at the time of the press release, served as pastor of the Middleton-Rosemond United Methodist Church in Columbia.

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Local identification number: pnl8505

Subjects:Daniel, Mike R. | South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina | African Americans--Segregation--South Carolina | Race Relations | South Carolina--Race relations | Methodist Church--South Carolina | Democratic Party (S.C.) | South Carolina. Office of Lieutenant Governor | South Carolina. General Committee | South Carolina. Office of Rural Development | Press releases--South Carolina | Legislators--South Carolina--Columbia | African American state legislators--South Carolina--Columbia | Methodist Church--Clergy | Clergy--South Carolina--Columbia | African American clergy--South Carolina--Columbia | United States, South Carolina, Richland County, Columbia, 34.0007104, -81.0348144
Collection:Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003
Institution:University of South Carolina
Contributors:University of South Carolina. Library
Original Material:

Folder: General, 1985, Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers, South Carolina Political Collections, The University of South Carolina Libraries

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Digital image copyright 2007, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact South Carolina Political Collections, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

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Forms part of online collection: Isaiah De Quincey Newman (1911-1985) Papers, 1929-2003.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/idn,44