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Donald S. Russell

AKA Donald Stuart Russell

Born: 22-Feb-1906
Birthplace: Lafayette Springs, MS
Died: 22-Feb-1998
Location of death: Spartanburg, SC
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg, SC

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Judge
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of South Carolina, 1967-71

Military service: US Army (1944, Maj.)

Father: Jesse Russell
Wife: Virginia Utsey (until his death, three sons, one daughter)
Son: Donald Stewart Russell, Jr.
Daughter: Mildred Pendleton Neiman
Son: John Richardson Russell
Son: Walker Scott Russell

    University: AB, University of South Carolina (1925)
    Law School: LLB, University of South Carolina Law School (1928)
    Law School: University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (graduate study in law)
    Administrator: President, University of South Carolina (1952-57)

    US Appeals Court Judge, 4th Circuit (1971-98)
    US District Judge Western District of South Carolina (1967-71)
    US Senator, South Carolina (appointed, 22-Apr-1965 to 8-Nov-1966)
    Governor of South Carolina (1962-65, resigned)
    Hogan & Hartson
    US State Department Assistant Secretary of State for Administration (1945-47)
    US Official Deputy Dir., Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion (1945)
    US War Department Asst. to the Director of War Mobilization (1943-44)
    US Official Asst. to the Director of Economic Stabilization (1942-43)
    American Bar Association
    South Carolina Bar

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