Richard Wilson Riley

Inducted June 18, 2011

Politician

Greenville Chapter

South Carolina

Graduate Furman University - BA cum laude, Political Science (1954)
United States Navy Communications Officer (1954 - 1955)
University of South Carolina - LLB (1959)
South Carolina House of Representatives (1963 - 1966)
South Carolina Senate (1967 - 1977)
Advisory Commission Intergovernmental Relations (1977 - 1981)
Governor of South Carolina (1979 - 1987)
United States Secretary of Education (1993 - 2001)
TIME Magazine's "Top Ten Best Cabinet Members"
Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough - Senior Partner
Board Member Albert Shanker Institute
Furman University Richard W. Riley Institute of Government,
Politics and Public Leadership created (1999)
Walden University Richard W. Riley College of Education
and Leadership created (2008)

Initiated: April 23, 1947 DeMolay Degree: April 30, 1947
Greenville Chapter (SC)

Quote: "To thine own self be true" - William Shakespeare

Inducted June 18, 2011

Induction