James Strom Thurmond Sr. (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) was an American politician who represented South Carolina in the United States Senate from 1954 to 2003. Prior to his 48 years as a senator, he served as the 103rd governor of South Carolina from 1947 to 1951.
On August 28, 1957, Strom Thurmond, a Democratic United States senator from South Carolina, began a filibuster intended to prevent the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1957. The filibuster, an extended speech designed to stall legislation, began at 8:54 p.m. and lasted until 9:12 p.m. the following day, a duration of 24 hours and 18 minutes
Thurmond 1923-ban diplomázott a Clemson College-ban, majd középiskolai tanárként dolgozott 1929-ig. 1929-től 1933-ig az Edgefield megye oktatási vezetője volt. Eközben jogot tanult és 1930-ban sikeres szakvizsgát tett. 1930-tól 1938-ig tagja volt Dél-Karolina állami szenátusának. 1938-ban bíró lett.
J. Strom Thurmond Dam, a concrete-gravity and embankment dam at the border of South Carolina and Georgia, creating Lake Strom Thurmond; Lake Strom Thurmond, a reservoir at the border between Georgia and South Carolina in the Savannah River Basin; Suzuki V-Strom 1000, a dual-sport motorcycle with a 996 cc V-twin engine and a standard riding posture
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Recap: Strom Thurmond vs. Batesburg-Leesville 2022 Watch this highlight video of the Strom Thurmond (Johnston, SC) football team in its game Recap: Strom Thurmond vs. Batesburg-Leesville 2022 on Sep 30, 2022
06/10/2022 · When Strom Thurmond makes the 17-mile trip to Bettis Herlong Stadium on Friday, it's more than just a football game, for the players and the community.