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The Digital Portrait Collection

The Digital Portrait Collection at the University of South Carolina School of Law

The Honorable Edward B. Cottingham (1928-)

The Honorable Edward B. Cottingham

Elected to the position of South Carolina Circuit Court Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit in June 1984 and served until his retirement on June 27, 2000; Served as Active Retired Circuit Court Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit from 2000 to 2014; Elected to South Carolina State House of Representatives from Marlboro County in 1954, where he served from 1955 until 1958; Elected to South Carolina State House of Representatives again in 1966, where he served from 1967 until 1972.


Born on June 27, 1928 in Bennettsville, South Carolina.

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law, LL.B., 1953.