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William J. B. Dorn

William J. B. DornAKA William Jennings Bryan Dorn

Born: 14-Apr-1916
Birthplace: Greenwood, SC
Died: 13-Aug-2005
Location of death: Greenwood, SC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Callison, SC

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from South Carolina, 1947-74

Military service: US Army (1942-45)

Father: T.E. Dorn (Greenwood County school superintendent)
Mother: Pearl Griffith
Brother: Watson Dorn
Brother: (6 brothers)
Wife: Mildred Johnson (Associate Editor of US News and World Report, m. 1948, d. 1990)
Daughter: Olivia Dorn-Kennedy
Daughter: Briana Pearl Dorn Lawrence
Daughter: Debbie Gail Dorn Pracht
Son: William Jennings Bryan Dorn
Son: Johnson Griffith Dorn

    High School: Greenwood High School, Greenwood, SC (1933)

    US Congressman, South Carolina 3rd (1951-74)
    US Congressman, South Carolina 3rd (1947-49)
    South Carolina State Senate (1941-42)
    South Carolina State House of Representatives (1939-40)
    American Legion
    Democratic National Committee
    Freemasonry
    Rotary International
    Shriners

Author of books:
Dorn: Of the People, A Political Way of Life (1988, memoir)


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