Tuesday, 18 Jun 2019

Former South Carolina Senator Ernest ‘Fritz’ Hollings dies at 97

Former South Carolina Senator Ernest ‘Fritz’ Hollings dies at 97
Former South Carolina Senator Ernest ‘Fritz’ Hollings dies at 97
Former Democratic presidential candidate, Ernest fits Hollings has died. A spokesman said Hollings died on Saturday at age 97 of natural causes at his home in South Carolina things. A Democrat from Deep Red South Carolina advocated physical discipline in Washington for 38 years during his time representing the state in the US Senate. He consistently won elections as a moderate Democrat, even as his date became more Republican. Before that he served as South Carolina’s Governor at the young age of 36. He fought to save American manufacturing jobs and was also passionate about alleviating hunger in America, known for his sharp tongue. He once even called Republican George. He Bush a week president. He described as being like a quote: fraternity, brother
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, the silver-haired Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on…Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, the silver-haired Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to serve six terms in the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 97. Family spokesman Andy Brack, who also served at times for Hollings as spokesman during his Senate career, said Hollings died at his home on the Isle of Palms early Saturday. Hollings, whose long and colorful political career included an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, retired from the Senate in 2005, one of the last of the larger-than-life Democrats who dominated politics in the South.

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