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Laurinburg in Scotland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Edwin Gill

1899–1978

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, February 18, 2017
1. Edwin Gill Marker
Inscription. State treasurer, 1953–77; commissioner of the revenue, 1942–49. Secretary, Gov. O. Max Gardner, 1931–33. Lived one block N.
 
Erected 2014 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-90.)
 
Location. 34° 46.481′ N, 79° 27.842′ W. Marker is in Laurinburg, North Carolina, in Scotland County. Marker is at the intersection of West Church Street (U.S. 74) and Atkinson Street, on the left when traveling east on West Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurinburg NC 28352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Terry Sanford 1917-1998 (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurinburg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scotland County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Our Confederate Heroes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quackenbush (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laurinburg Institute (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Andrews Presbyterian College (approx. 2 miles away); Stewart-Hawley-Malloy House (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurinburg.
 
Also see . . .  Edwin M. Gill Papers at the University of North Carolina.
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By J. J. Prats, February 18, 2017
2. Edwin Gill Marker
“Edwin Maurice Gill was born in Laurinburg, N.C., 20 July 1899. He served in the General Assembly in 1929 and 1931 and was private secretary to Governor O. Max Gardner, 1931-1933. He was Commissioner of Paroles, 1933-1942; Commissioner of Revenue, 1942-1949; and Collector of Internal Revenue, 1950-1953. He was elected State Treasurer in 1953, an office he held until his retirement in 1977. The collection includes personal files maintained by Gill, circa 1933-1977, consisting of correspondence and speeches, book reviews, other writings by him, photographs, and audio recordings. Subjects documented include O. Max Gardner, tax structure and state finances in North Carolina, parole, the North Carolina Museum of Art, the North Carolina Art Society, and education, economic development, roads and the Democratic Party in North Carolina.” (Submitted on March 24, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 102 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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