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Fielding, Herbert U., 1923-2015



  • Existence: 1923 July 6 - 2015 August 10


  • Males




Languages Used

  • English

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Bill: House #2596-Martial Rape Bill, 1987

 File — Box 28: Series Series 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: Series 2
Abstract In support of Senator Herbert Fielding's bill (S.47), Whipper co-wrote this legislation which "provides that a person is guilty of criminal sexual conduct if the victim is his legal spouse and the actor's conduct constitutes criminal sexual conduct in the first or second degree. The bill would have made it against the law in South Carolina for a man to rape his wife, even if they are living together. Prior to the bill, a couple had to be legally separated in order for a spouse to be charged...
Dates: 1987

Herbert U. Fielding papers

Identifier: AMN 1108
Abstract Herbert U. Fielding (born 1923), an African American, was a South Carolina Congressman and Senator. Fielding has also led the family business, the Fielding Home for Funerals in Charleston, South Carolina. The collection documents Herbert U. Fielding's professional activities and political career from 1960 to 1992, with some material extending to 2006. Materials include professional and constituent correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, bills and resolutions, newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1960-2007; Majority of material found within 1960-1992

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Archival Object 4
Collection 1
Legislation 4
Rape in marriage 4
South Carolina -- Politics and government 4
bills (legislative records) 4
African American legislators 2