Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1904-1989

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United States Congressman from South Carolina's 4th District, 1953-1969; member of House Administration Committee and Committee on the Judiciary; active in campaign reform and civil rights; chairman, 1970-1973, South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments; member of the Greenville Jaycees, the State Junior Chamber of Commerce and the White Oak Baptist Church; prosecutor in the trial of persons charged with the lynching of Willie Earle.

From the description of Robert Thomas Ashmore papers, 1930-2001. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 29677017

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referencedIn McLeod, Daniel Rogers, 1913-1985. Papers, 1957-1983. South Carolina Newspaper Project
referencedIn Rayburn, Sam, papers 92-172, 92-257, 92-389, 92-415, 94-017, 96-066, 96-177, 97-347, 98-130, 2008-225, 2009-008. 29749116., 1831, 1845, 1903-2007 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
creatorOf Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1904-1989. Robert Thomas Ashmore papers, 1930-2001. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn McLeod, Daniel Rogers, 1913-1985. Daniel Rogers McLeod papers, 1957-1983. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
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referencedIn Fannie Lou Hamer Papers, 1964-1967. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
Place Name Admin Code Country
Greenville SC US
Greenville SC US
South Carolina SC US
Subject
Legislators
Textile industry--Law and legislation
Civil rights
Political Campaigns
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Baptists
Politicians--History--20th century
Judge advocates
Elections--History--20th century
Occupation
Politicians
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Birth 1904-02-22

Death 1989-10-04

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