May 05 2014
Kevin Bishop (864) 250-1417 or Lorcan Connick (202) 224-9106WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made this statement on the passing of former Congressman Butler Derrick.
"In Washington, Butler Derrick rose through the ranks of Democratic politics to become a strong voice for his party in the U.S. House of Representatives. Closer to home, he was known for a very caring and effective constituent service operation which put the needs of his constituents first.
"Butler was a good man and I will always be grateful for the assistance he provided to me in my transition to the U.S. House of Representatives.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this time."