Harry S. Dent Sr.

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Harry Shuler Dent Sr. (February 21, 1930 – October 2, 2007) was an American political strategist considered one of the architects of the Republican Southern Strategy. One of the South's leading power brokers, he was instrumental in securing the votes to get Richard Nixon nominated for President at the 1968 Republican National Convention.[1] He was the father of the financial prognosticator, Harry S. Dent, Jr.[2][3]

Harry Dent
Chair of the South Carolina Republican Party
In office
Preceded byDrake Edens
Succeeded byRaymond A. Harris
Personal details
Harry Shuler Dent Sr.

(1930-02-21)February 21, 1930
St. Matthews, South Carolina, U.S.
DiedOctober 2, 2007(2007-10-02) (aged 77)
Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationPresbyterian College (BA)
George Washington University (LLB, LLM)

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  1. ^ Perlstein, Rick (2008). Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America. New York: Scribner. pp. 295–303. ISBN 978-0-7432-4302-5.
  2. ^ "Harry Dent, an Architect of Nixon 'Southern Strategy', Dies at 77", https://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/02/us/02dent.html
  3. ^ "Harry S. Dent Papers, White House Special Files, 1969-1972".

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