Robert Witherspoon Hemphill
Private practice, Chester, South Carolina, 1938-1964
U.S. Army bomber pilot, Air Corps, 1941-1945
Solicitor, Sixth Judicial Circuit, South Carolina, 1950-1956
State representative, South Carolina, 1947-1948
U.S. representative from South Carolina, 1957-1964
University of South Carolina School of Law
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