Grace, John P. (John Patrick), 1874-1940

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Politician and journalist, of Charleston, S.C.

From the description of John Patrick Grace papers, 1902-1940. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19592229

John P. Grace was born on "factory hill" in Charleston, S.C., in 1874. He attended the Christian Brothers' School, Charleston High School, and received his law degree in 1902 from Georgetown. In the course of his law career he was associated with the firms of Logan and Grace and Logan, Grace, and Cosgrove. He founded and edited the Charleston American daily newspaper and was elected mayor of Charleston for two terms, 1911-1915 and 1919-1923. Until his death on June 25, 1940, he was influential politically in Charleston as well as in state political circles. He was a member of the Hibernian Society, the German Rifle Club, the Elks Club, the Knights of Columbus, and of several organizations dedicated to Irish liberty. He was also the attorney for the Central Labor Union of Charleston.

From the guide to the John Patrick Grace Papers, 1902-1940, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Lathan, Robert, 1881-1937. Robert Lathan papers, 1901-1950. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Slattery, Harry, 1887-1949. Papers, 1890-1953 (bulk 1928-1944). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Grace, John P. (John Patrick), 1874-1940. John Patrick Grace papers, 1902-1940. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Cohalan, Daniel F., 1865-1946. Papers, 1879-1971, 1916-1926 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968. Letter, 1935 Apr. 27, Charleston, SC, to John P. Grace. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Friends of Irish Freedom. Records, 1916-1936. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf John Patrick Grace Papers, 1902-1940 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Kirk, W. Mosley F. Scrapbooks, 1915-1921. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Grauer, Bella Goldman, 1913-. Oral history interview with Bella Goldman Grauer, 1996. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Cohalan, Daniel F., 1865-1946. person
associatedWith Friends of Irish Freedom. corporateBody
associatedWith Grauer, Bella Goldman, 1913- person
associatedWith Kirk, W. Mosley F. person
associatedWith Lathan, Robert, 1881-1937. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Slattery, Harry, 1887-1949. person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968. person
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South Carolina--Charleston
Ireland
Florida
United States
South Carolina
Charleston (S.C.)
Subject
Home rule
World War, 1914-1918--Public opinion
Journalists--Political activity
Presidents--Election--1928
Real estate investment
Journalists
Irish question
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Birth 1874

Death 1940

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