William Wylie

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William Wylie
William Wylie.jpg
South Carolina House District 21
Former representative
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Businessman
William Wylie (b. January 20, 1940, d. September, 2010) was a Republican member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 21.

Representative Wylie died in September 2010. District 21's seat was filled by special election on 12/14/2010 by Phyllis Henderson (R).[1]


Wylie received his Diploma from Pinkerton Academy in 1957. He went on to receive a degree in Business from Stanford University in 1992.

Professional experience

Wylie was a Group Manager for McCrory Corporation from 1960 to 1963. He then worked as District and Regional Manager from 1963 to 1976. From 1976 to 1985, he was President of Smart Stores. He also worked for Stone Manufacturing Company as Vice President of Operations from 1985 to 1991. Wylie then worked for UMBRO, International as Executive Vice President from 1991 to 1996. He continued his work for UMBRO America as President/Chief Operating Officer from 1996 to 1998. He then worked as President/Chief Operating Officer of Stone International from 1998 to 2001. From 2001 to 2003, he was CEO of Cherith Valley Gourmet Preserves. Wylie also was CEO of Goodwill Industries-Greenville from 2001 to 2007. He was President of Wylie and Associates from 2008-2010 and worked as a Business and Turnaround Consultant.

Political experience

Wylie served in the South Carolina State House of Representatives. He represented the 21st District from 2008-2010.

Committee assignments

While a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, Wylie served on the following committee:

Subcommittee on Higher Education
Subcommittee on Motor Vehicles and Public Works



Wylie ran unopposed in the June 8 Republican primary for District 21 of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Wylie was unopposed in the general election on November 2.


On November 4, 2008, Wylie won election unopposed to the South Carolina House of Representatives with 18,517 votes, representing District 21. 

Wylie raised $31,379 for his campaign.[2]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 21 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William Wylie (R) 18,517

Campaign donors


Wylie raised $31,379 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[3]

Donor Amount
William Wylie $9,739
Palmetto Leadership Council $2,000
8 different donors each donated: $1,000


Wylie is survived by his widow, Janie, and their three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
South Carolina House of Representatives District 21
Succeeded by
Phyllis Henderson (R)