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  Heyward, Duncan Clinch
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameDuncan Clinch Heyward
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Columbia, South Carolina , United States
EmailNone
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Born June 24, 1864
DiedJanuary 23, 1943 (78 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 01, 2017 11:39pm
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InfoPolitical Party: Democrat



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Born: June 24, 1864 in Richland County, SC


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Religion: Episcopalian


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Education
Washington and Lee University - Lexington, VA
University of South Carolina - honorary degree, 1938


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Occupations
Planter
Businessman
Author


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Died: January 23, 1943 in Columbia, SC


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Buried:


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Major Events and Accomplishments - 1st term - 1903-1905
The General Assembly passed the state's first child labor law, making it illegal for any child under ten years of age to work in a factory, mine, or mill - February 13, 1903
More than sixty people died when the Pacolet River flooded - June 6, 1903
The General Assembly passed the Brice Act, allowing individual counties to choose not to participate in the liquor dispensary system.


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Major Events and Accomplishments - 2nd term - 1905-1907
The Gibbes Museum of Art opened on Meeting Street in Charleston - 1905


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Other Government Positions
Collector of Federal Internal Revenue Taxes for South Carolina - appointed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1913


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Other Accomplishments, Honors, Distinctions, etc.
Heyward authored Seed from Madagascar.


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