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Barnwell in Barnwell County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Edgar A. Brown

1888-1975

 
 
Edgar A Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 2008
1. Edgar A Brown Marker
Inscription.
Court Stenographer Second Circuit 1908-1918
Member of House of Representatives 1921-1926
Speaker House of Representatives 1925-1926
South Carolina Senate 1929-1972
President Pro Tempore of Senate 1949-1972
Chairman Senate Finance Committee 1942-1972

Clemson Board of trustees:
Member 1934-1947
Life Member 1948-1975
President of Board 1966-1975

President South Carolina Bar Association

A career of public service dedicated to the people of Barnwell County and the state of South Carolina, one whose name is synonymous with fiscal responsibility in government, an efficient highway system and advanced educational opportunities for the people of this county and state
Dedicated October 7, 1986

 
Location. 33° 14.629′ N, 81° 21.911′ W. Marker is in Barnwell, South Carolina, in Barnwell County. Touch for map. Marker is near the front door of Barnwell County Court House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Main Street, Barnwell SC 29812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Solomon Blatt, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Barnwell County Revolutionary War Monument (a few steps from this marker);
Edgar A Brown Marker at right of lower door image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
2. Edgar A Brown Marker at right of lower door
Barnwell County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); To Honor the Memory of those Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); “The Sundial” (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank Of Barnwell / Edgar A. Brown Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Veterans of All The Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnwell County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnwell.
 
Also see . . .
1. From Wikipedia,. Edgar Allan Brown (July 11, 1888 – June 26, 1975) was a long time Democratic legislator of South Carolina from Barnwell County during the middle of the 20th century. He was a principal member of the so-called "Barnwell Ring." (Submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. The so-called "Barnwell Ring". was a grouping of influential Democratic South Carolina political leaders from Barnwell County. The group included state Senator Edgar A. Brown, state Representative Solomon Blatt, Sr., Governor Joseph Emile Harley, and state Representative Winchester Smith, Jr. Together, the four occupied the most powerful positions of South Carolina government in 1941. (Submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,095 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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