A-Z List of SC People

Henry Martyn Robert

(1837–1923) Born in Robertville, SC, Henry Martyn Robert is the author of Robert’s Rules of Order, the most widely used manual of parliamentary procedure.

Julie Roberts

(1979- ) Born in Lancaster, SC, Julie Roberts is a popular country music singer.

Chris Rock

(1965- ) Born in Andrews, SC, Chris Rock is a well-known comedian, actor, screenwriter, television and film producer, and director.

George Rogers

(1958-) George Rogers won the Heisman Trophy in 1980 while playing for the University of South Carolina. He also played professionally with the New Orleans Saints and the Washington Redskins.

Al Rosen

(1924-2015) Born in Spartanburg, SC, Al Rosen was a Major League Baseball player in the 1940s and 1950s, and was the president of several teams in his career.

Darius Rucker

(1966- ) Born in Charleston, SC, Darius Rucker is a musician and lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish.

Edward Rutledge

(1749-1800) Born in Charleston, SC, Edward Rutledge was the youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence and later governor of South Carolina from 1798-1800.

Archibald Rutledge

(1883-1973) Archibald Rutledge was a famous naturalist writer who was also the first poet laureate of South Carolina.

John Rutledge

(1739-1800) Born in Charleston, SC, John Rutledge was a signer of the US constitution and the first governor of South Carolina following the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Eulalie Chafee Salley

(1883-1975) Eulalie Chafee Salley from Aiken, SC fought for the right for women to vote.