Tim Scott

official U.S. Senate photograph of Tim Scott c. 2013, Senate Photographic Studio-Renee Bouchard

Birth Name: Timothy Eugene Scott

Place of Birth: North Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 19, 1965

Ethnicity: African-American

Tim Scott is an American politician and businessperson. A Republican, he has served as a U.S. senator from South Carolina, since January 2, 2013, and a Ranking Member of the Senate Banking Committee, since January 3, 2023. He was previously a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina, from January 3, 2011 to January 2, 2013. He worked in financial services.

He was a candidate for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2024.

Tim is the son of Frances, a nursing assistant, and Ben Scott. He was raised in poverty by his mother. He is a member of the evangelical Seacoast Church, in Charleston.

Tim’s maternal grandfather was Artis Ware (the son of Willie Ware and Eola Mobley). Artis was born in South Carolina. Willie was the son of Lawrence Ware and Susanna Wooden. Eola was the daughter of Alda Mobley.

Tim’s maternal grandmother was named Louida Janie Tyler. Louida was born in South Carolina.

Source: Genealogy of Tim Scott (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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