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L. Mendel Rivers

AKA Lucius Mendel Rivers

Born: 28-Sep-1905
Birthplace: Gumville, SC
Died: 28-Dec-1970
Location of death: Birmingham, AL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Stephen Episcopal Church Cemetery, St. Stephen, SC

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from South Carolina, 1941-70

Father: Lucius Rivers (cotton farmer, d. 1915 pneumonia)
Mother: Henrietta
Wife: Margaret Middleton (m. 1938)

    High School: (1926)
    University: College of Charleston (attended three years)
    University: University of South Carolina, Columbia

    US Congressman, South Carolina 1st (3-Jan-1941 to 28-Dec-1970, his death)
    US Justice Department Assistant to the US Attorney General (1936-38)
    South Carolina State House of Representatives (1933-36)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    National Exchange Club
    Freemasonry
    South Carolina Bar 1932


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