John Wilson JENRETTE, Jr., Congress, SC (1936)


JENRETTE, John Wilson, Jr., a Representative from South Carolina; born in Conway, Horry County, S.C., May 19, 1936; graduated from Loris High School, Loris, S.C., 1954; B.A., Wofford College, Wofford, S.C., 1958; LL.B., University of South Carolina Law School, Columbia, S.C., 1962; admitted to the South Carolina bar, 1962; served as North Myrtle Beach city judge, 1962-1965; city attorney, 1965-1969; member of the South Carolina house of representatives, 1964-1972; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1974, 1980; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the two succeeding Congresses, until his resignation on December 10, 1980, (November 5, 1975-December 10, 1980); president of an advertising and public relations firm in Florence and Myrtle Beach, S.C.; is a resident of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present