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 Richard Manning Jefferies

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Richard Manning Jefferies

Birth
Union County, South Carolina, USA
Death 20 Apr 1964 (aged 75)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Walterboro, Colleton County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 33658796 View Source
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Governor of South Carolina 1942-1943 following the death of Joseph Emile Harley. He served in the South Carolina Senate from 1926-1958 and as President Pro Tempore of the South Carolina State Senate 1941-1942.

Richard Manning Jefferies (1889-1964) — also known as R. M. Jefferies — of Walterboro, Colleton County, S.C. Born in Union County, S.C., February 27, 1889. Democrat.

Member of South Carolina state senate, 1926-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1928, 1936, 1944 (alternate), 1956; Governor of South Carolina, 1942-43.

Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 20, 1964 (age 75 years, 53 days). Interment at Live Oak Cemetery.
Relatives: Married to Annie K. Savage (1888-1966).



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