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Bishopville in Lee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Thomas Gordon McLeod

 
 
Thomas Gordon McLeod Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bishopville SC 29010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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mile away); Corporal James D. Heriot (approx. half a mile away); Gratitude Train - Merci America (approx. half a mile away); Bishopville Vietnam Supreme Sacrifice Memorial (approx. half a mile away); James Capers (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bishopville.
 
Regarding Thomas Gordon McLeod. 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.)
 
Thomas Gordon McLeod House and marker (L) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2011
2. Thomas Gordon McLeod House and marker (L)
Thomas Gordon McLeod Marker, looking west along West Church Street (State Route 34) image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2011
5. Thomas Gordon McLeod Marker, looking east along West Church Street (SC 34)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 784 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 5, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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