Senator John Drummond has died, leaves strong legacy

SC State Senator John W. Drummond: (September 29, 1919 – September 3, 2016) passed away Saturday. Drummond, a native of Ninety Six, SC was 96 years old. He served Greenwood and surrounding areas for four decades. In 1993, Lander University honored Sen. Drummond by naming a building after him. The 126,000 square foot John Drummond Complex provides space for the school’s intercollegiate athletic program.

As a young boy, Senator Drummond was raised by loving and devoted parents and would grow to become a young man of great character and courage.

During World War II, he proved himself courageous in combat and strong-willed as a Prisoner of War.

In politics, he was elected and served the State of South Carolina as Senator from 1964-2009.

Senator Drummond is now a recognized figure of dignity and statesmanship for his many contributions to not only the people of South Carolina, but to his hometown of Ninety Six.

About Dr. Robert Stevenson

Check Also

Emerald Ink & Stiches - the Drop

Emerald Ink & Stiches – The Drop

Lander Athletics is excited to announce plans for the 2nd annual “Emerald Ink & Stitches – …