Henry Laurens was a merchant, political leader, and rice planter who was a delegate to the Second Continental Congress.
John Lawson was a British explorer, naturalist, and writer who explored the Carolina backcountry.
Larry Francis Lebby was an artist best known for his portraits of former United States president Jimmy Carter, Dr. Benjamin Mays, and Modjeska Simpkins.
Alicia Leeke is an artist known for her post-impressionistic style and incorporation of Fauvism.
I.S. Leevy Johnson is a lawyer, politician, and owner of Leevy's Funeral Home. In 1985, he became the first black president of the South Carolina Bar Association.
Bret Lott is the bestselling author of fourteen books and professor of English at the College of Charleston
Lawyer, Provost-Marshall, South Carolina Senate, South Carolina House of Representatives; Charleston, SC
William Jones Lowndes represented South Carolina in the U.S. Congress from 1811 to 1822.
Susan Ludvigson is the author of eight previous volumes of poems and the recipient of Guggenheim, Rockefeller, Fulbright, NEA, and Witter Bynner Fellowships.
Grace Lumpkin was a writer who focused most of her works on the Depression-era and the rise and fall of favor surrounding communism in the United States.
Thomas Lynch, Jr. from Georgetown County, SC, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.