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. He was the father of the financial prognosticator, Harry S. Dent, Jr.
|Chair of the South Carolina Republican Party|
|Preceded by||Drake Edens|
|Succeeded by||Raymond A. Harris|
Harry Shuler Dent Sr.
February 21, 1930
St. Matthews, South Carolina, U.S.
|Died||October 2, 2007 (aged 77)|
Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
|Education||Presbyterian College (BA)|
George Washington University (LLB, LLM)
- 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.
- "Harry Dent, an Architect of Nixon 'Southern Strategy', Dies at 77", https://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/02/us/02dent.html
- "Harry S. Dent Papers, White House Special Files, 1969-1972".