Ernest Frederick "Fritz" Hollings was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from South Carolina from 1966 to 2005. A conservative Democrat, he was also the Governor of South Carolina and the 77th Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. He served alongside Republican Senator Strom Thurmond for 36 years, making them the longest-serving Senate duo in history. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living former U.S. Senator.
Funeral services were held Tuesday for South Carolina's Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings at Summerall Chapel in Charleston with eulogies from former Vice President Joe Biden. (April 16)
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Family, friends and former colleagues have paid their respects at a visitation for Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to.. USATODAY.com - Published
Here's the latest for Saturday, April 6th: Trump warns Republican Jewish Coalition; Rival sanctions take to the streets in Venezuela; Former South Carolina Senator 'Fritz' Hollings has died; Climate.. USATODAY.com - Published
Ernest "Fritz" Hollings, a sharp-tongued moderate Democrat with a booming voice and deep Southern drawl who advocated fiscal discipline in Washington during 38 years representing South Carolina in the.. Reuters - Published