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James Francis Byrnes

1879 – 1972

 
 
James Francis Byrnes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
1. James Francis Byrnes Marker
Inscription.
Charlestonian by birth, this great statesman served his country as Congressman (1911-25); Senator (1931-41); Supreme Court Justice (1941-43); Head of WWII Office of Economic Development (1942-43); Director of War Mobilization where he was generally regarded as Special Assistant to the President (1943-45): Secretary of State (1945-47); and finally, Governor of South Carolina (1951-55).

Dedicated May 1995

 
Erected 1995.
 
Location. 32° 46.537′ N, 79° 55.879′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Meeting Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Poyas-Mordecai House (within shouting distance of this marker); The South Carolina Society (within shouting distance of this marker); John Cordes Prioleau House (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Michael's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
James Francis Byrnes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
2. James Francis Byrnes Marker
St Michael's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); County of Charleston Historic Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of James Francis Byrnes. US Department of State Office of the Historian website. (Submitted on September 1, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
James Francis Byrnes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
3. James Francis Byrnes Marker
Marker in Charleston image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
4. Marker in Charleston
Closeup of James Francis Byrnes image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
5. Closeup of James Francis Byrnes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 1, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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