Antley, Chris b. January 6, 1966 d. December 2, 2002 Horseracing Jockey. Began his career in New York and was the nation's leading rider in 1985 with 469 wins. He was the first jockey to win nine races in a single day. His career 19,719 mounts resulted in 3,480 wins compiling earnings of $9.2 million. He was a two-time Kentucky Derby winner but is remembered most for his ride aboard Charismatic in 1999 when after winning the Derby and the Preakness narrowly missed being a triple crown winner by finishing third at Belmont. The horse had sustained...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield) Bookhart Cemetery, Elloree, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA Plot: Family plot
Dibble, Samuel b. September 16, 1837 d. September 16, 1913 US Congressman. Elected to represent South Carolina's 1st and 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1881 to 1882, and 1883 to 1891. Also served as a Member of the South Carolina State Legislature. (Bio by: K) Sunnyside Cemetery, Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA
Felder, John Myers b. July 7, 1782 d. September 1, 1851 US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1808, commenced the practice of law and served as a Major in the South Carolina State Militia in the War of 1812. He was a member of the State House of Representatives, 1812 to 1816, 1822 to 1824 and in the State Senate, 1816 to 1820. In 1831, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress and as a Nullifier to the Twenty-third Congress, serving until 1835. He declined to be a candidate for re-nomination, engaged in agricultural...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Midway Plantation, Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA
Izlar, James Ferdinand b. November 25, 1832 d. May 26, 1912 US Congressman. Elected to represent South Carolina's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1894 to 1895. Also served as a Member of the South Carolina State Legislature, and State Court Judge. (Bio by 46537737) --- James Ferdinand Izlar, findagrave #8065522, was born in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, November 25, 1832; died May 26, 1912; buried at the Episcopal Cemetery, Orangeburg, Orangeburg Co., SC.13
Mann, Edward Coke b. November 21, 1879 d. November 11, 1931 US Congressman. He represented South Carolina's 8th District in the Sixty-sixth Congress from 1919 to 1921. Mann graduated from The Citadel in Charleston in 1901 and earned a law degree from the University of South Carolina at Columbia in 1906. For several years he was a practicing attorney in Calhoun County and served as Solicitor for the state's First Circuit from 1916 to 1919. A Democrat, he was elected to the US House of Representatives to complete the term of Asbury Francis Lever, who had...[Read More] (Bio by: Robert Edwards) Sunnyside Cemetery, Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA
Sims Jr., Capt. Hugo Sheridan b. 1921 d. July 9, 2004 Banker, Editor, War Hero and former U.S. Congressman. War hero who was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star, and the Bronze Star during World War II, and went on to be elected to the South Carolina state legislature and to become one of the youngest members to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives at the age of 28. A 1941 Wofford College graduate served briefly as the editor of Orangeburg’s The Times and Democrat, which his grandfather founded, before enlisting in...[Read More] (Bio by: Fred Beisser) Memorial Park Cemetery, Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA Plot: Burial was July 11, 2004.
Whittaker, Johnson Chesnut b. 1859 d. 1931 US Military Figure. Born a slave on the Chesnut Plantation, Whittaker was one of the first three African-Americans to attend West Point, selected to fill the vacancy caused by the dismissal of James Webster Smith, the first black Cadet. In 1880, Whittaker's military career was ended after three masked white cadets who had hazed him and attempted to force him to resign broke into his room, attacked him with a razor and left him bleeding, unconscious and tied to his bed. Whittaker was expelled...[Read More] (Bio by: Bill McKern) Orangeburg Cemetery, Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA