DERRICK, Butler Carson, Jr., (1936 - 2014)


DERRICK, Butler Carson, Jr., a Representative from South Carolina; born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., September 30, 1936; attended the public schools in Mayesville, S.C., and Florence, S.C.; attended University of South Carolina, 1954-1958; LL.B., University of Georgia Law School, 1965; admitted to the South Carolina bar in 1965 and commenced practice in Edgefield; served in the South Carolina house of representatives, 1969-1974; delegate to South Carolina State Democratic conventions, 1972, 1974; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1974; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1995); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress; died on May 5, 2014, in Easley, S.C.