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 William Haselden Ellerbe

William Haselden Ellerbe

Birth
Marion, Marion County, South Carolina, USA
Death 2 Jun 1899 (aged 37)
Sellers, Marion County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Latta, Dillon County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 22282805 · View Source
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South Carolina Governor. After attending Wofford College North Carolina and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, he became a successful planter and businessman. In 1896, he was elected as a Democrat the 86th Governor of South Carolina, was elected to a second term in 1898 and served until his death at age 37. During his administration, South Carolina raised troops to fight in the Spanish-American War, plus all railroads operating in the state were required to provide separate cars for blacks and whites.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 18 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22282805
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Haselden Ellerbe (7 Apr 1862–2 Jun 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22282805, citing Haselden Cemetery, Latta, Dillon County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .