Louis E. Condon: Former master in equity dies
Louis E. Condon of Mount Pleasant, retired Charleston County master in equity, died Sunday. He was 83.
Condon was born in Charleston on April 3, 1927. He served in the Navy during World War II.
After graduating from the College of Charleston in 1950, Condon attended graduate school at the University of South Carolina and Georgia Tech.
Condon returned to the USC School of Law in 1959, graduating in 1962.
Condon worked in private practice until 1975, serving as a Charleston County municipal court judge from 1967 until 1970. He also was a labor arbitrator for many years.
In 1975, Condon was appointed master in equity of Charleston County, a position in which he served for 20 years.
Condon was named a faculty member and judge-in- residence at the Charleston School of Law in 2005. He taught there until 2008.
In addition to his career as a lawyer, judge and teacher, Condon served on a multitude of boards and committees. He was founder and president of the Charleston County Judicial Council and founding member and president of the South Carolina Equity Court Council.
Condon served as past president of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, the College of Charleston Alumni Association and the Lowcountry Muscular Dystrophy Association. He received the College of Charleston's Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1984 and an award from the Charleston Lawyers Club in 1987 for his assistance to young lawyers.
Condon was predeceased by his first wife, Betty J. Metze Condon. He is survived by his wife Marie Jeffords Condon and three sons and two grandchildren.
Arrangements are pending and are being handled by Stuhr's Downtown Chapel of Charleston.