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    District 6 - James T. McCain, Jr -Chairman

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    Contact Information:

    317 W. Bartlette Street
    Sumter, SC  29150
    803-773-2353 – (home)
    803-607-2777 – (mobile)


    District 3 - James (Jimmy) R. Byrd, Jr. - Vice Chairman

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    Contact Information:

    Post Office Box 1913
    Sumter, SC  29151
    Mobile Phone: 803-468-1719
    Fax: 803-436-2108
    A life-long resident of Sumter, South Carolina, Councilman Jimmy Byrd, was born in 1970. 


    District 1 -C. F. "Chris" Sumpter, II

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    Contact Information:
    1200 Broad Street
    PMB 180
    Sumter, SC 29154
    Home Phone: 803-305-9375

    Email:  csumpter@sumtercountysc.org

    Councilman C. F. “Chris” Sumpter, II was born in Borden,
    South Carolina to Christopher I and Naomi Sumpter. 
    He is the eldest of two siblings, Jay and Felicity.


    District 2 - Artie Baker

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    Contact Information:
    3680 Bakersfield Lane
    Dalzell, SC 29040
    Home Phone: 469-3638

    Arthur W. Baker, member of Sumter County Council,
    was born on December 13, 1954, in Columbia, South Carolina at Fort Jackson Hospital.  
    He is the son of Arthur W. Baker of Sumter and Edith Edens Baker of Dalzell, SC.   He has two sons: Arthur W. Baker, III and Robert Alston Baker.


    District 4 - Charles T. Edens

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    Contact Information:
    3250 Home Place Road
    Sumter, SC  29150

    Home Phone: 803-775-0044
    Mobile Phone: 803-236-5759

    Charles T. Edens was born in Sumter, South Carolina. 
    He is a graduate of Clemson University where
    he received his B.A. and Master’s Degrees in Agriculture.


    District 5 - Vivian Fleming-McGhaney

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    Contact Information:
    9770 Lynches River Road
    Lynchburg, SC 29080
    Home Phone: 803-437-2797
    Work Phone: 803-495-3247 (School)

    Mrs. Vivian Fleming-McGhaney is the fifth of nine children born to Elouise T. Fleming and the late Samuel "Pop" Fleming.


    District 7 - Eugene (Gene) Baten

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    Contact Information:
    Post Office Box 3193
    Sumter, SC 29151
    Home Phone: 803-773-0815

    Eugene (Gene) R. Baten was born on January 25, 1942 in Fairfax County, Virginia. He is the sixth and youngest child from the union of Robert A. Baten (Jenkinsville, South Carolina) and Mary E. Cook (Herndon, Virginia).


    Clerk to Council - Mary W. Blanding

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    Contact Information:
    13 E Canal St
    Sumter, SC 29150
    Phone: (803) 436-2107
    Email: council@sumtercountysc.org

    Mary Witherspoon Blanding, Clerk to Sumter County Council, is a native of Sumter, South Carolina.   She was selected by County Council as the Council's second Clerk to Council in April of 1990.