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Yancey McGill's Biography

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Full Name:

John Yancey McGill




Wife: Pamela Jean; 3 Children: Lisa, Maggie, John

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Kingstree, SC

Home City:

Kingstree, SC

Attended, Francis Marion College

Attended, The Citadel

Member, Executive Committee, State Democratic Party

Candidate, Governor of South Carolina, 2018

President Pro Tempore, South Carolina State Senate, 2014

Senator, South Carolina State Senate, 1988-2014

Governor, State of South Carolina, 2014

Mayor, Kingstree, 1984-1988

Mayor Pro-Tempore, Kingstree, 1978-1979

Member, Kingstree Town Council, 1976-1979

Member, Select Committee of the Education Improvement Act

Former Chairman, Senate Finance Subcommittee on Natural Resources

Owner, John Yancey McGill Real Estate, present

Residential Homebuilder, present

Member, Advisory Board, Clemson University College of Engineering and Science

Member, American Legislative Exchange Council

Member, Central United Methodist Church

Member, Florence Rotary Club

Member, Florence Toastmaster Club

Member Emeritus, Francis Marion University Board of Trustees

Member, Kingstree Chamber of Commerce

Former Chair, Kingstree First Baptist Church

Deacon, Kingstree First Baptist Church

Former President, Kingstree Jaycees and Chamber of Commerce

Chair, North East Economic Strategic Alliance

Former President, Optimist Club

Member, PeeDee Technical Society

Former Member, State Democratic Party Executive Committee

Former Chair, Waccamaw Industrial Revolving Loan Commission

Chair, Waccamaw Regional Planning Development Council

Member, Board of Visitors, Medical University of South Carolina, 1990-1991