Mar 22 2004

Statement from U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made the following statement on the passing of former Governor John Carl West. “South Carolina has lost one of its most capable leaders. “Governor West will be remembered for many accomplishments but his greatest legacy was providing a soothing presence during difficult times. His effort to bring together all South Carolinians has paid great dividends and is something all of us in public service should try to emulate. It has and will continue to pay dividends for our state. “He was an enduring gentleman and will be greatly missed.” ####