|Birth: ||Jun. 5, 1911|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 29, 2010|
S.F. Horton was born in Jefferson SC, and is one of 9 children born to Ethel Gregory Horton and Lewis S. Horton, Sr. His formal education was in the public schools of Jefferson and he received a B.S. degree from Clemson College in 1932, obtaining a double major in animal husbandry and agricultural education.
After graduation he taught agriculture at Greeleyville 1 year before moving to Loris as an agriculture teacher in 1933. He taught agriculture at Loris for a total of 12 years and was elected Master-Teacher of the Pee Dee area of SC in 1942.
In 1946 Horton went into the farm supply business with H.C. Lewis and was partner until 1954 when he became the sole owner of Lewis-Horton Supply Co. which he operated for another 21 years.
Horton has been an active member of the Loris First Baptist Church for over 50 years and a member of its men's SS class.
Horton was listed in "Who's Who in South Carolina" in 1974 and in 1983 he was one of five recipients of the Alumni Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor which Clemson University bestows upon its alumni.
In November of 1936, S F Horton married Alice Rebecca Cook of Taxahaw, Lancaster County, who was also a school teacher at Loris. They had 3 children,: Dr. S.F. Horton Jr, Jeannie Horton and Lewis S Horton.
Lewis Samuel Horton (1878 - 1951)
Ethel Gregory Horton (1885 - 1945)
Alice Rebecca Cook Horton (1915 - 2003)*
S. F. Horton (1939 - 1994)*
Rembert Gregory Horton (1908 - 1986)*
Reba Winfield Horton Dodson (1909 - 2000)*
Salathiel Francis Horton (1911 - 2010)
Lula Madge Horton Gulledge (1913 - 2009)*
George Wister Horton (1915 - 1991)*
Lewis S Horton (1919 - 1943)*
Robert Edgeworth Horton (1920 - 2010)*
Elizabeth Clarice Horton Martin (1922 - 2008)*
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Pamela Kyzer Anderson
Record added: Jun 21, 2011
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