HARTNETT, Thomas Forbes, (1941 - )

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

HARTNETT, Thomas Forbes, a Representative from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., August 7, 1941; attended parochial schools; graduated from Bishop England High School, Charleston, 1960; attended the College of Charleston, 1960-1961; United States Air Force Reserve, 1963-1969; South Carolina Air National Guard, 1981-1987; president, Hartnett Realty Co., 1987 to present; member of the South Carolina state house of representatives, 1965-1973; member of the South Carolina state senate, 1973-1981; delegate, South Carolina State Republican conventions, 1972-1980; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1980-2000; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986, but was an unsuccessful candidate for lieutenant governor of South Carolina; unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 1992; is a resident of Mount Pleasant, S.C.