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Robert Ford's Biography
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New Orleans, LA
Attended, Grambling State University
Attended, Wayne State University
Senator, South Carolina State Senate, 1993-present
Candidate, South Carolina State Governor, 2010
Councilman, Charleston County Council, 1974-1992
Chairman, Civil Rights and Affirmative Action Committee
Former Member, Senate Banking & Insurance Committee
Former Member, Senate Corrections & Penology Committee
Former Member, Senate Judiciary Committee
Former Member, Senate Rules Committee
Physical Therapy Assistant
Black Community Developer, present
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus
Member, United Methodist Church
Staff Member, Southern Christian Leadership Council, 1966-1972
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