McSherry speaks at Polk County Republican Women’s Club May 5

Published 10:53 am Monday, May 2, 2011

Walter McSherry (left) greets former U.S. President George W. Bush. (photo submitted)

Walter McSherry, a conservative political activist, will be the guest speaker at the luncheon meeting of the Polk County Republican Women’s Club held on Thursday, May 5.

McSherry graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and received an M.B.A degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a life member of the National Republican Senatorial Committee and has served on the South Carolina Republican Rules Committee since 2004.

Before moving to South Carolina he was chosen as presidential elector of the Republican Party and the Conservative Party, as well as a member of Republican State Committee in New York. He has been elected to be a delegate to Republican National Conventions in both states.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

McSherry and his wife, Meredith Mahaffey McSherry, have been deeply involved in politics at all levels of government. Both have been instrumental in the elections of conservatives to political office, including the office of President of the United States. Meredith is a ‘Polk County girl’ and graduated as salutatorian at Green Creek High School before she moved to Illinois, California, Iran, New York and finally to South Carolina. Meredith will accompany her husband to the Polk County Republican Women’s Club meeting on May 5 at 11:30 at Tryon Estates.

Call Opal Sauve at 863-2437 for reservations and information.