Willie Earle was the victim of a brutal murder and the last racial lynching in South Carolina.
Charity Adams Earley was the first Black woman to be an officer in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and was the commanding officer of the first battalion of Black women to serve overseas during World War II.
Marian Wright Edelman is an activist for the children's rights and the founder of the Children’s Defense Fund.
Walter B. Edgar is a historian and author specializing in Southern history and culture, particularly for South Carolina.
Seneca native John Edwards is a lawyer and former politician who served as a U.S. senator from North Carolina.
Stephen Elliott was a legislator, banker, and botanist. He is best known for his work, A Sketch of the Botany of South Carolina and Georgia. The plant genus Elliottia is named after him.
Jay Ellis is a television and film actor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. He is best known for his recurring roles on the television shows, The Game and Insecure.
Born in Kershaw County, SC, Lillian Ellison was a female professional wrestler better known as "The Fabulous Moolah."
Alex English was a basketball player at the University of South Carolina and the Denver Nuggets and a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Dr. Matilda Arabella Evans was the first African-American woman licensed to practice medicine in South Carolina.
Percival Everett is a novelist, short story writer, poet, and Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Southern California.