Strom Thurmond

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James Strom Thurmond
United States Senator
from South Carolina
In office
November 7, 1956 – January 3, 2003
Precedit bi Thomas A. Wofford
Succeeded by Lindsey Graham
In office
December 24, 1954 – April 4, 1956
Precedit bi Charles E. Daniel
Succeeded by Thomas A. Wofford
103rd Governor of South Carolina
In office
January 21, 1947 – January 16, 1951
Lieutenant George Bell Timmerman, Jr.
Precedit bi Ransome Judson Williams
Succeeded by James F. Byrnes
99th, 102nd, & 104th President pro tempore of the United States Senate
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1987
Precedit bi Warren G. Magnuson
Succeeded by John C. Stennis
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2001
Precedit bi Robert Byrd
Succeeded by Robert Byrd
In office
January 20, 2001 – June 6, 2001
Precedit bi Robert Byrd
Succeeded by Robert Byrd
1st President pro tempore emeritus of the United States Senate
In office
June 6, 2001 – January 3, 2003
Precedit bi (N/A - post created)
Succeeded by Robert Byrd
Personal details
Born December 5, 1902(1902-12-05)
Edgefield, South Carolina
Deed Juin 26, 2003(2003-06-26) (agit 100)
Edgefield, South Carolina
Poleetical pairty States Rights Democratic (1948-1954)
Democratic (1954-1964)
Republican (1964-2003)
Spoose(s) Jean Crouch (1947-1960) (deceased)
Nancy Janice Moore (1968-2003) (separated 1991-2003)
Childer 5
Profession lawyer, politician
Releegion Southern Baptist
Signatur
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
United States Army Reserves
Years o service 1942 - 1963
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Battles/wars World War II
*Normandy Campaign
Awairds Legion of Merit (2)
Bronze Star with valor
Purple Heart
World War II Victory Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Order of the Crown
Croix de Guerre

Strom Thurmond (James Strom Thurmond; 5 December 190226 Juin, 2003) wis a senator from America. He wis senator of Sooth Carolina from 1956 to 2003. He is kent for bein the auldest senator in America at the age of 100.