Anderson in Anderson County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
A Living Tribute
Mr. & Mrs. Wilton E. Hall
who since April 7, 1955 have contributed the facilities of radio stations WAIM & WCAC-FM to carry the ministry of this class to many thousands of people each Sunday morning.
Mr. Hall was ordained a deacon in 1945 and Mrs. Hall served for twenty years as president of the Brock Philathea Class.
Erected 1978 by Bataca Class, First Baptist Church.
Location. 34° 30.133′ N, 82° 38.817′ W. Marker is in Anderson, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is at the intersection of South Manning Street and East Church Street, on the right when traveling south on South Manning Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Anderson SC 29624, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Bullein Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Baptist Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); G. Ross Anderson Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Masonic Temple -- 1889 (about 600 feet away); In Commemoration of Black Pioneers St. John's Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); G.F. Tolly Building -- c. 1910 (about 700 feet away); William Law Watkins (about 700 feet away); Portman Shoals (about 700 feet away); Portman Dam and Power Plant (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Anderson.
Also see . . .
1. Wilton E. Hall. Wilton Earle Hall (March 11, 1901 – February 25, 1980) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. (Submitted on May 7, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Wilton E. Hall: Find-a-Grave. South Carolina Senator. He served from 1944 to 1945. (Submitted on May 8, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Waim (1230 AM). WAIM (1230 AM) is a News/Talk radio station located in Anderson, South Carolina. (Submitted on May 8, 2013.)
4. Wcoc (now Wroq) (101.1-FM). 101.1 signed on as WCAC-FM in 1947 as the sister station to WAIM-AM 1230. (Submitted on May 8, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
1. Wilton Earle
Wilton Earle, a Senator from South Carolina; born in Starr, Hall Township, Anderson County, S.C., March 11, 1901; attended the public schools and Furman University, Greenville, S.C.; founded a morning newspaper in Anderson, S.C., in 1924, and in 1929 acquired an evening newspaper; in 1935 established a radio station; chairman of the South Carolina Planning Board 1934-1938; appointed on November 20, 1944, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Ellison D. Smith and served from November 20, 1944, to January 3, 1945; was not a candidate for election to the full term; resumed the newspaper publishing business as publisher of the Anderson Independent and Daily Mail of South Carolina; founder of a television station and owner of two radio stations; publisher of “Quote” Magazine; resided in Anderson, S.C. where he died February 25, 1980; interment in a mausoleum, Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
— Submitted May 8, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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