Former McCallie Boarding Student Teddy Turner In S.C. Congressional Race

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Former McCallie School boarding student Teddy Turner is a candidate for a South Carolina Congressional seat.

Unlike his famous father, Ted Turner, he's a Republican.

The crowded field for the seat that came open due to a U.S. Senate appointment also includes former Governor Mark Sanford.

Turner, 49, lives at Mount Pleasant, S.C.


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