Black History Month Fact February 8, 2018

Gilda Cobb Hunter

South Carolina State Representative Gilda Y. Cobb-Hunter, from Gifford FL.

  • Born November 5, 1952 in Gifford, Florida
  • Daughter of Selvin, Sr. and the late Nina (Walker) Cobb
  • Social Work Administrator
  • Residing at 4188 Five Chop Rd., Orangeburg
  • Florida A & M University, B.S., 1973
  • Florida State University, M.A., 1978
  • South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners, LISW, 1990
  • August 30, 1975 married Terry Keith Hunter
  • Member, Leadership South Carolina, Class of 1986
  • House Minority Leader, 1997-00
  • South Carolina Chapter of National Association of Social Workers
  • South Carolina American Civil Liberties Union
  • Branchville NAACP
  • Orangeburg County Democratic Party
  • National Committeewoman, Democratic National Committee
  • Chairwoman, Southern Caucus, Democratic National Committee
  • Chairwoman, National Black Caucus of State Legislators Youth Committee
  • Joint Bond Review Committee
  • Awarded Florida A & M University National Alumni Association 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award