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James Lawrence Orr

 
 
James Lawrence Orr Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 3, 2011
1. James Lawrence Orr Monument
Inscription.
[West Inscription]:
James Lawrence Orr
Born Aug. 29, 1852
Died Feb. 26, 1905

[South Inscription]:
Representative in the Legislature.
Fearless and efficient Solicitor
of Eight Circuit for seven years.
An able and successful lawyer.
One of the most prominent and
successful manufacturers in the
south. A leader among men.

[East Inscription]:
This monument is erected by
the Piedmont Manufacturing
Company in commemoration of
James Lawrence Orr, who for
fourteen years served the
company faithfully as
President and Treasurer.

[North Inscription]:
"I have fought a good fight;
I have finished my course;
I have kept the faith;
Henceforth there is laid up
For me a crown of righteousness."

 
Erected by Piedmont Manufacturing Company.
 
Location. 34° 42.233′ N, 82° 27.617′ W. Marker is in Piedmont, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is on County Road 182, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piedmont SC 29673, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within
James Lawrence Orr Monument -<br>West Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 3, 2011
2. James Lawrence Orr Monument -
West Inscription
6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Edgeworth Beattie (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Phickney Hammett (within shouting distance of this marker); Joe Ronnie Hooper (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Luther Samuel Payne (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pepper School (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pelzer Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Big Creek Baptist Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Donaldson Air Force Base / Captain John O. Donaldson (approx. 5.7 miles away); Williamston Municipal Center (approx. 6 miles away); Confederate Skirmish (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piedmont.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Damaged monument dedicated to Orr, located at the Anderson County Museum.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
James Lawrence Orr Monument -<br>South Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 3, 2011
3. James Lawrence Orr Monument -
South Inscription
James Lawrence Orr Monument -<br>East Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 3, 2011
4. James Lawrence Orr Monument -
East Inscription
James Lawrence Orr Monument -<br>North Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 3, 2011
5. James Lawrence Orr Monument -
North Inscription
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 7, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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