Rex L. Carter (1925-2014)

BORN
June 20, 1925, Honea Path, Anderson County, South Carolina

COLLEGE
Erskine College, Due West, South Carolina, B.A., 1950

LAW SCHOOL
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1952

PRACTICE AREAS
Retired from litigation and practice before regulatory agencies.

ADMISSIONS
All courts of the State of South Carolina, United States District Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

BIOGRAPHY   

  • Carter, Smith, Merriam, Rogers & Traxler, P.A., 1952 present
  • Member, South Carolina House of Representatives
    • Representative, 1953-1957
    • Speaker Pro Tempore, 1957-1973
    • Speaker, 1973-1980 (retired)
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of South Carolina, 1980
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from The Citadel,  1977
  • Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from Erskine College, 1974
  • 1943-1946 United States Coast Guard