Maybank, Burnet R. (Burnet Rhett), 1899-1954

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Dates:
Birth 1899-03-07
Death 1954-09-01

Biographical notes:

U.S. Senator, 1941-1954, and governor of S.C., 1939-1941; Democrat; born in Charleston, S.C.; served in U.S. Navy during World War I; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1931-38; married, in 1923, to Elizabeth de Rossett Myers (d. 1947) and, in 1948, to Mary Randolph Pelzer Cecil; father of Burnet Rhett Maybank (b.1924).

From the description of Scrapbook, 1947-1950. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 64576774

Burnet R. Maybank was elected to the United States Senate in 1941 to fill the seat that had been vacated by James F. Byrnes. He had previously been a Charleston City Councilman, Mayor of Charleston, and Governor of South Carolina. Maybank was a graduate of the College of Charleston. This collection reflects Maybank's Senate service on the Committee of Banking and Currency; Committee of Appropriations; and the Sub-Committee for Military Appropriations.

From the description of Legislative files, 1941-1954. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 48615098

Burnet R. Maybank was elected to the United States Senate in 1941 to fill the seat that had been vacated by James F. Byrnes. He had previously been a Charleston City Councilman, Mayor of Charleston, and Governor of South Carolina. Maybank was a graduate of the College of Charleston. This collection reflects Maybank's Senate service on the Committee of Banking and Currency, Committee of Appropriations, and the Sub-Committee for Military Appropriations.

From the description of Topical correspondence, 1937-1954, (bulk 1941-1954). (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 71647041

From the description of Dated constituent correspondence, 1939-1954 (bulk 1941-1954). (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 71755488

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Subjects:

  • Civil rights
  • Agriculture
  • Politicians--Biography
  • Nuclear facilities
  • African Americans--Civil rights
  • Rural electrification--History--20th century
  • World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects
  • Rationing
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Nuclear reactors
  • Electric utilities
  • Segregation
  • States' rights (American politics)
  • Legislators--History--20th century
  • Political parties--History--20th century
  • Rural electrification
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • State rights

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Places:

  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • J. Strom Thurmond Lake (Ga. and S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Fort Jackson (Columbia, S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Savannah River Site (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)