Roger Craft Peace, Sr

Roger Craft Peace, Sr

Birth
Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 21 Aug 1968 (aged 69)
Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8064441 · View Source
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US Senator. Born in Greenville, South Carolina, he graduated from Furman University, in 1919 and was newspaper reporter, sports editor, editor, business manager and publisher, of the Greenville News. During World War I, he served as an instructor in the US Army at Camp Perry in 1918 and was a Colonel on the Governor’s staff, (1930-34). In August 1941, he was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Alva M. Lumpkin and served for the remainder of that term. Not a candidate for election, he resumed his newspaper interests. He died at age 69 in Greenville, South Carolina.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 6 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8064441
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roger Craft Peace, Sr (19 May 1899–21 Aug 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8064441, citing Springwood Cemetery, Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .