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  Blackwood, Ibra Charles
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameIbra Charles Blackwood
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Blackwood, South Carolina , United States
EmailNone
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Born November 21, 1878
DiedFebruary 12, 1936 (57 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 01, 2017 11:41pm
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InfoPolitical Party: Democrat



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Born
November 21, 1878 in Blackwood, SC


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Religion: Baptist


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Education
Furman University
Wofford College - graduated 1898


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Occupation
Lawyer


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Died: February 12, 1936 in Spartanburg, SC


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Buried:


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Major Events and Accomplishments - 1931-1935
The People's State Bank failed and its forty-four branches in South Carolina closed - 1931
The Charleston City Council passed the first Historic Preservation Ordinance in the nation - October 13, 1931
The Twenty-first Amendment to the US Constitution repealed prohibition, but the General Assembly legalized only beer and wine; the sale of strong liquor was still forbidden by laws passed during Governor Richard Irvine Manning III's administration - December 5, 1933
Governor Blackwood signed the act that created the South Carolina Public Service Authority and led to the construction of the Santee-Cooper dams - May 19, 1934
Seven striking textile workers were killed in Honea Path by special deputies when 45,000 of the state's 80,000 textile workers went on strike - September 1934


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Other Government Positions
South Carolina House of Representatives - 1902-1906
Solicitor, Seventh Judicial Circuit of South Carolina - 1916-1930


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Other Accomplishments, Honors, Distinctions, etc.
Blackwood was defeated in the 1926 Democratic gubernatorial primary by John Gardiner Richards.
Blackwood returned to Spartanburg to practice law after leaving office.


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