Joseph H. Jefferson
|Joseph H. Jefferson|
|Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
from the 102nd district
May 31, 1947 |
Pineville, South Carolina
|Residence||Pineville, South Carolina|
|Alma mater||Claflin University|
Jefferson was born on May 31, 1947 to Joseph H. and Omega T. Jefferson. He graduated from St. Stephens High School and then attended Claflin University where he earned a B.S. in 1970. Jefferson also attended the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Magistrate School in 1999. On May 30, 1970 he married Deloris Livingston and the couple has 3 children, Trena Mack, Marva Patterson, and Joseph III. Jefferson was a Specialist Assistant to Congressman Mendel Davis from 1972 to 1980, Chairman of the Berkeley County School Board and represented the Sixth Congressional District as a member of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission from 1994 to 1998. Jefferson served as a Magistrate Judge for Berkeley County for 32 years.
- "Representative Joseph H. Jefferson". South Carolina State House. Retrieved 2008-03-27.
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