The South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association had its 2015 Legislative Appreciation Luncheon on March 25, 2015 at the State House Grounds. Representative Tommy Pope was honored to be awarded the Order of the Maltese Cross. He has also been inducted into the 2015 Class of the Society of the Maltese Cross by the South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association.
The Order of the Maltese Cross program was created in 2010. The Maltese cross symbolizes the traditions and values held by our firefighters. The Maltese Cross is proudly worn on the uniforms of firefighters across South Carolina. The South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association recognizes individuals of the SC General Assembly who share those values and who have supported the South Carolina firefighters in their vision and goals. This prestigious award is for public servants who execute the mission and stand for the goals of public safety in our state.
Tommy Pope was elected to the SC State House in 2010. He currently serves District 47 and is the House Speaker Pro Tempore. He is also a managing partner at Elrod Pope Law Firm. Tommy can be contacted at Tommy Pope, Elrod Pope Law Firm, or (803) 324-7574. Elrod Pope Law Firm is located at 212 East Black Street Rock Hill, SC 29730.
Thomas E. Pope is a Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Medical Malpractice Attorney who practices in Rock Hill, Lake Wylie, and Lancaster, SC. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law, and has been practicing law for 31 years now. Thomas E. Pope believes in protecting the injured. Learn more about his experience here.