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 William Jennings Bryan Dorn

William Jennings Bryan Dorn

Birth
Greenwood County, South Carolina, USA
Death 13 Aug 2005 (aged 89)
Greenwood, Greenwood County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Callison, Greenwood County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 11531104 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born near Greenwood, South Carolina, he engaged in agricultural pursuits, served in the South Carolina State house of Representatives, (1939-40) and was a member of the South Carolina State Senate, (1941-42). During World War II, he served as a Corporal in the US Army Air Corps in the European Theatre. After the war, he was known for his work on military veterans and civil rights issues. In 1947, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress, serving until 1949, was again elected to the Eighty-second Congress and to the next eleven succeeding Congresses, serving (1951-74). He died at age 89 in Greenwood, South Carolina.

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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 13 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11531104
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Jennings Bryan Dorn (14 Apr 1916–13 Aug 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11531104, citing Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Callison, Greenwood County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .