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|117th Governor of South Carolina|
January 24, 2017
|Lieutenant||Kevin L. Bryant
|Preceded by||Nikki Haley|
|91st Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina|
January 14, 2015 – January 24, 2017
|Preceded by||Yancey McGill|
|Succeeded by||Kevin L. Bryant|
|Attorney General of South Carolina|
January 15, 2003 – January 12, 2011
|Preceded by||Charlie Condon|
|Succeeded by||Alan Wilson|
|Chair of the South Carolina Republican Party|
May 1994 – May 2001
|Preceded by||Barry Wynn|
|Succeeded by||Katon Dawson|
Henry Dargan McMaster
May 27, 1947
Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
|Education||University of South Carolina, Columbia (BA, JD)|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1969–1975|
|Unit||United States Army Reserve|
Henry Dargan McMaster (born May 27, 1947) is an American politician. He is the 117th and current Governor of South Carolina since January 24, 2017.
He last served as the 91st Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina from 2015 to 2017, as well as Attorney General of South Carolina from 2003 to 2011. From 1981 to 1985, McMaster served as United States Attorney, where he was best known for investigating South Carolina marijuana smugglers in Operation Jackpot. McMaster served on the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education and chaired the South Carolina Republican Party from 1993 to 2002.
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