Representative: House District 95

Gilda Cobb-HunterBiography

Gilda Cobb-Hunter (b. November 5, 1952) is a Democratic member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 95. She was first elected to the chamber in 1992. From 1997 to 2000, she served as State House Minority Leader.

Hunter earned her B.S. from Florida A and M University in 1973. She went on to receive her M.A. from Florida State University in 1978. She then earned her LISW from the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners in 1990. Hunter was a Teacher at Belleville Middle School in 1978. In 1979, she worked as an Instructor at South Carolina State University.

She then worked as a Caseworker for the Orangeburg Department of Social Services from 1979 to 1984. She has been Executive Director of CASA Family Services since 1985. She currently works as a Social Work Administrator.


  • Orangeburg County