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Charles Ladd Cureton

1873-1939

 
 
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By Brian Scott, September 23, 2008
1. Charles Ladd Cureton Marker
Inscription.
Served
Pickens Mayor 14 Years
S.C. House of Representatives
S.C. Highway Commissioner
13th Dist. 10 Years
Worked for Pickens County
Progress

 
Location. 34° 53.017′ N, 82° 42.4′ W. Marker is in Pickens, South Carolina, in Pickens County. Marker is on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is located in Legacy Square, infront of the Pickens County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Pickens SC 29671, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor of Elinor Knight (here, next to this marker); Hovie Alexander Nealy (here, next to this marker); Elihu Griffin (within shouting distance of this marker); Commissioners Appointed to Locate the Town of Pickens (within shouting distance of this marker); Pickens County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Joab Mauldin (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Pickens (within shouting distance of this marker); John C. Calhoun (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Robert E. Lee (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Andrew Pickens (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pickens.
 
Additional comments.
1. Charles Ladd Cureton
Charles L. Cureton was born Feb. 4, 1875, the sixth child and first son of James Douglas Cureton and Catherine Ladd. His father was a captain in the Confederate Army. Cureton was active in South Carolina politics, holding several offices:

  • Mayor of Pickens: 1921-1927
  • Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives: 1929-1930
  • Mayor of Pickens: 1931-1935 & 1937-1939

    He died June 12, 1939. (Source: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~catherineladd/Ancestors_of_J_D_Cureton.htm)
        — Submitted September 24, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

     
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