Hon. Lawrence K. (Larry) Grooms

Senator Larry Grooms represents District 37, which includes parts of Berkeley and Charleston counties.

Senator Grooms is Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee. He also chairs the Review & Oversight Commission on the South Carolina State Ports Authority. He further serves on the Finance, and Education committees.

Senator Grooms’ recognitions include:

  • Legislator of the Year Award, American Legion
  • Westendorf Award for Service to Those in Need, United Methodist Relief Center
  • Legislator of the Year, Fraternal Order of Police
  • Palmetto Family Award for 100% score in defense of Faith, Family, Freedom
  • Business Champion Award, SC Chamber of Commerce
  • Friend to the Taxpayer Award, SC Association of Taxpayers
  • Legislator of the Year, South Carolina Public Charter School Association
  • Boeing Leadership Award, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

A graduate of Clemson and a small businessman, Senator Grooms and his wife, Carol, have three sons and are active in their church. He and his family enjoy spending time on Lake Moultrie, as well as all things Clemson.