James Burrows Edwards (1927-2014) served as governor of South Carolina from 1975-1979.

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James Edwards - Governor, Part 1 | Profile
James Edwards - Governor, Part 1 | Profile

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In this first segment of Profile, James Edwards is on the campaign trail, before the summer primary election in 1974. Edwards would face several challenges during this campaign, like less time to...
James Edwards - Governor, Part 3 | Profile
James Edwards - Governor, Part 3 | Profile

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Governor Edwards established his own dental practice in Charleston County in 1960. Edwards gets a feeling of satisfaction by helping people, and this passion for helping others carried over into his...
James Edwards - Governor, Part 2 | Profile
James Edwards - Governor, Part 2 | Profile

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At a local news conference prior to the election, James Edwards expressed cautious optimism about the election. The voter turnout on Election Day was heavier than expected, and Edwards won the...
James B. Edwards | History of SC Slide Collection
James B. Edwards | History of SC Slide Collection

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James B. Edwards was a dentist before he was elected as the first post-Reconstruction Republican Governor of South Carolina in 1974 (see Inauguration Of James B. Edwards). At the end of his term as...
Governor James Burrows Edwards | S.C. Hall of Fame
Governor James Burrows Edwards | S.C. Hall of Fame

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James Burrows Edwards was born in Hawthorne, Florida, and was an officer in the U.S. Maritime Service during World War II. Edwards received a bachelor's degree in 1950 at the College of Charleston. He...