Harry Williams

City Council
Title: Mayor

June 2, 2016 - Present

Family History
  • Born in Philadelphia, PA. September 21, 1949.  2nd child in a family of 10.
  • Married 36 years to Beth.
  • Beth and Williams have a daughter, Lauren 32, and a son, Jared 28.
  • Lived in Mahwah, NJ from 1993-2015.

Public service in Mahwah, NJ
  • Served 5 years as City Councilman.
  • Served 1 year as Council President and 2 years as Council Vice-President.
  • Served 3 years on the Planning Board.
  • Served 8 years as Chair of the Volunteer Recreation Committee.
  • Served 3 years as president of the Mahwah Raiders Youth Soccer Club.
  • Served 10 years as a youth sports coach.

Education and business background
  • Graduate of Rutgers University with a BA in Economics, 1971.
  • 42-year veteran of the footwear industry.
  • Currently retired.

Record in Hardeeville
  • Elected to City Council September 22, 2015 in a Special Election to fill a vacated seat. Installed October 1, 2015.
  • Elected to mayor for a 4-year term on May 10, 2016 after running unopposed. Installed June 2, 2016.
  • Chairman. Southern Low Country (SoLoCo) Advisory Board. August 2017-Present.
  • Board member. Southern Carolina Alliance. July 2016-Present.
  • Board member. Jasper County Chamber of Commerce. January 2018–Present.


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