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Thomas Gordon McLeod

 
 
Thomas Gordon McLeod Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Thomas Gordon McLeod Marker
Inscription. This house is the birthplace of Thomas Gordon McLeod (Dec. 17, 1868-Dec. 11, 1932). He was the first State Senator from Lee County, 1903-1907, then Lieutenant Governor 1907-1911, and Governor of South Carolina from 1923 to 1927. His grave and that of his wife, the former Elizabeth Alford, are in Bethlehem Cemetery, 1 mi. N.W.
 
Erected 1965 by Lee County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 31-9.)
 
Location. 34° 13.377′ N, 80° 15.285′ W. Marker is in Bishopville, South Carolina, in Lee County. Marker is on West Church Street (State Highway 34) near Roland Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bishopville SC 29010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dennis High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Apollos James House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bishopville (approx. half a mile away); Lee County Monument to the Confederate Dead (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Ratcliff's Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Felix Anthony "Doc" Blanchard (approx. half a mile away); Flag Park (approx. half a mile away); Bishopville High School (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bishopville.
 
Regarding Thomas Gordon McLeod.
Thomas Gordon McLeod House and marker (L) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2011
2. Thomas Gordon McLeod House and marker (L)
Upon leaving Governor's office he became the president of the Bishopville Telephone Company.
 
Also see . . .  SCIWay entry Thomas Gordon McLeod, 1923-1927. (Submitted on March 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
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Thomas Gordon McLeod Marker, looking west along West Church Street (State Route 34) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2011
3. Thomas Gordon McLeod Marker, looking west along West Church Street (State Route 34)
Thomas Gordon McLeod image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Men of Mark in South Carolina
4. Thomas Gordon McLeod
Thomas Gordon McLeod Marker, looking east along West Church Street (SC 34) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2011
5. Thomas Gordon McLeod Marker, looking east along West Church Street (SC 34)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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