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Bernard Manning Papers

Bernard Manning was a Republican pioneer most active in Richland County. He assisted the Party with numerous legal matters over the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, including Simkins v. Gressette and Riley v. Pechilis, petitions and protests, and researching and drafting election laws.

Manning, Bernard (b. 1925)

Papers, 1958-1984, 1.5 ft.

Manning ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the S.C. House of Representatives in 1970 and 1972.

Collection Finding Aid
The collection consists of files concerning Manning's activity in the Richland County Republican Party, primarily from 1958 to 1984.

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