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Perrin Family Portrait


The Perrin Family has practiced law in South Carolina for seven generations, all shown within this portrait. Each new family addition is painted in upon completion of their legal education.

In the portraits of the background, from the left are Lewis Wardlaw Perrin (1839-1907), Lewis Wardlaw “Buck” Perrin, Jr. (1918-1980, School of Law Class of 1942), Lewis Wardlaw “Buck” Perrin (1886-1950), and Thomas Chiles Perrin (1805-1878).

In the back row of the foreground, from the left are Lawrence Emile “Larry” Flynn, Jr. (Class of 1974), Lawrence Emile Flynn, III (Class of 2007), Weston Jones White (Class of 2013), John Rhoades White, Jr. (Class of 2012), Roy Singleton Powell, Jr. (Class of 1970).

Seated in the foreground are Edward Patterson ‘Pat” Perrin (1925-2015, Class of 1950), Edward Patterson “Ed” Perrin, Jr. (Class of 1982).

Original and additions painted by William Benson.

Located in the Perrin Family Event Space, 101.

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