Boulware, Harold R., 1913-1983

Biography:

Chief counsel for the South Carolina NAACP beginning in 1941. He served as one of the lead attorneys for the plaintiffs in the Clarendon County Schools desegregation case, Briggs et al. v. Elliot et al. Boulware also worked on the briefs in the Belton v. Gebhart case. From 1969-1974, he served as Associate Judge of Columbia's Municipal Court. He was the first African-American appointed to that position. In 1974, he became a judge for Richland County. His court later became the Family Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit of South Carolina.

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