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Jan. 2, 2023

Former SC Governor Turns 90, Looks Back on Life, Reaching Highest Level of Public Service

The State

Richard "Dick" W. Riley, the former South Carolina Governor and now senior partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP turned 90 years old on Monday and was featured by The State (Columbia) newspaper in an article that examined his extensive and impressive career in politics and now with Nelson Mullins. Riley was previously the United States Secretary of Education under former President Bill Clinton, a position he held from 1993 to 2001. 

"Thank the Lord," Riley told The State when discussing his 90th birthday, career and more in the feature.