Fighting for US.
Robert Q. Williams is a native of Darlington, South Carolina and grew up attending public schools. In the Fall of 1982, he enrolled at Voorhees College and attended until his junior year when he decided to enlist in the U.S. Army where he served both at home and abroad.
Upon completing his military obligation on active duty, he returned home to South Carolina where he returned to Voorhees College and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Robert went on to earn his Master’s Degree in Public Administration at Troy State University.
Robert worked for the Marion/Dillon County Department of Special Needs Board and also owned an adult care center in Darlington. He worked with Correction Medical Services, Fatherhood and Circle Park. He spent most of his adult life working in human services throughout the Pee Dee area. Robert is now a business development consultant.
While growing up in the Pee Dee, Robert was taught strong family values and the importance of respecting others. He learned the meaning of character, integrity, and public service at an early age. Robert decided to seek public office and was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2006 and has been re-elected 6 times from district 62 encompassing parts of Florence and Darlington Counties.
While continuing to serve in the South Carolina Army National Guard, Robert was called up to serve in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004 and has served over 20 years in the National Guard.
Robert is married to his wife Janice Ham-Williams and has three boys, Jacobie, Rodrick, and Jarell. He is also the grandfather of two boys and one girl. Robert is very active in his community where he serves on numerous boards and advisory committees. He is active in his local church, where he serves on the Administrative Leadership Team.
Today I stand before you with a new set of war clothes, ready to fight to Washington, and I will continue to fight for all the people who believe that we can do better because we must do better. The future demands that we do better, because our children and our grandchildren are at stake. They depend on us.
Robert is a six (6) term State Representative from District 62.
Robert is a twenty (20) year Army Veteran with the SC National Guard with combat experience in Iraq.
• National Security
• Economic Development
• Higher Paying Jobs Creation
• Access to Improved Education
• Affordable Housing for the poor and homeless
• Affordable Health Care