Marion Galloway was born March 22, 1935 in Darlington County and served in the South Carolina National Guard. Marion served as the Director of the Pee Dee Area Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament from 1957-1964. During that same period, he also served as both assistant and Head Coach of the Florence Boxing Team. After moving to the Midlands area, he served honorably on the County of Lexington Athletic Commission and as chairman from 1977 to 1997.
His contributions to the sport of boxing, his community, and the youth of South Carolina are unexcelled.