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Clementa Carlos Pinckney was a Democratic member of the South Carolina Senate who served in the position since 2000. Prior to his seat in the Senate, he was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1997 to 2000. Pinckney was also a senior pastor at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. He was killed during a mass shooting at an evening Bible study at the church on June 15, 2015. He was 41 years old and one of nine people who were killed in the massacre.  (Photo: Andy Shain/The State/ TNS /LANDOV)

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