South Carolina Legislature
South Carolina Legislature

Former Senator Theo Walker Mitchell


Senate District 7 - Greenville

House District 23 - Greenville

Personal Information

  • Residing at 522 Woodland Way, Greenville
  • Born July 2, 1938 at Greenville
  • Son of Clyde D. and Dothenia E. Lomax Mitchell
  • Graduated from Fisk Univ., B.A.
  • Howard Univ. School of Law, J.D.
  • Jan. 28, 1959 Married to Greta JoAnne Knight, 3 daughters, Emily Kaye, Tamara JoAnne & Megan Dawn, 1 granddaughter, Angelique Monique Smith
  • Bd. of Dirs., Phillis Wheatley Assn.
  • Past Pres. & Organizer, Greenville Urban League & Past Chm., Exec. Com.
  • Past Pres., S.C. COuncil for Human Rights
  • Former Dir.
  • Community Council of Greenville, Inc., Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Senior Action, Inc., Public Voice, Inc., Greenville Div., Amer. Bicentennial Celebration
  • Dir.: Legal Services Ag. of Greenville Co., Inc., S.C. A.C.L.U.
  • Former Member: Jaycees, Regional Health Adv. Com., S.C. A.C.L.U., S.C. Adv. Com., U.S. Comm. on Civil Rights
  • Member, NAACP
  • Allen Temple A.M.E. Church
  • S.C. Legislative Black Caucus, Black Lawyers Assn., Black Dem. Caucus
  • Co., S.C. Amer. & Natl. Bar Assns.
  • 32nd Mason
  • Shriner, Azah Temple No. 140
  • Greenville Div., Amer. Bicentennial Celebration
  • Regional Health Adv. Com., Greenville Tech. Coll.
  • Kentucky Colonel
  • Hon. Citizen, State of Tenn.
  • Omega Psi Phi Frat.
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Frat.
  • Listed in Outstanding Young Men of Amer., 1972-73, Personalities of the South, 1972-73, Who's Who in Amer. Politics, 1975-76, Community Leaders of Amer., 1972
  • Previous service in House 1975-84
  • Senate 1955-87.

Sponsored Bills in the Senate

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Sponsored Bills in the House

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