Bob Inglis

  • Spring 2011

Bob Inglis represented the Fourth District of South Carolina (Greenville, Spartanburg, Union and a portion of Laurens County) in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1993-1998. After an unsuccessful challenge to U.S. Senator Fritz Hollings in 1998, Inglis rejoined the law firm of Leatherwood Walker Todd & Mann, P.C. where he practiced commercial real estate and corporate law.

Inglis was elected again to Congress in 2004, 2006 and 2008. He served on the Science & Technology Committee and was the Ranking Republican Member on the Energy & Environment Subcommittee. He also served on the Foreign Affairs Committee during the 110th and 111thCongress. He chaired the Research Subcommittee of the Science Committee in the 109th Congress and served on the Judiciary Committee and on the Education and Workforce Committee. He co-chaired the House Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Caucus. In the June 2010 Republican primary Inglis lost his bid for re-nomination and left the House of Representatives on January 3, 2011.

Inglis enjoys working on the Northern Greenville County farm where he lives; hiking, paddling kayaks and canoes with his wife and children; running and working out at his home gym; and sailing and water skiing during occasional trips to his hometown of Bluffton, SC. He and his family are members of Redeemer Presbyterian Church of Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Inglis went to Duke University (Class of 1981) where he met his wife Mary Anne (Class of 1982). They got married after his first year at the University of Virginia School of Law and lived in Charlottesville until his graduation in 1984. They have five children.