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  Thurmond, Jean Crouch
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1950-01-01  
 
NameJean Crouch Thurmond
Address
, South Carolina , United States
EmailNone
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Born July 14, 1926
DiedJanuary 06, 1960 (33 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedOld Dominion Democrat
Dec 06, 2019 03:16pm
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InfoFirst wife of Strom Thurmond.

Jean Crouch Thurmond was born on July 14, 1926 in Elko, Barnwell County, South Carolina. She was the youngest of four children of Horace J. Crouch and Inez Breazeale Crouch. Her siblings were Horace J. Crouch, Jr., Frances (“Sis”) Crouch (Mrs. David Kennedy), and Robert D. Crouch. Miss Crouch attended Winthrop College at Rock Hill, South Carolina, and graduated cum laude in June, 1947. On November 7, 1947, at the Executive Mansion in Columbia, South Carolina, she married Governor J. Strom Thurmond. Jean Thurmond died from a malignant brain tumor on January 6, 1960, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.


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FAMILY
Husband J. Strom Thurmond Nov 07, 1947-Jan 06, 1960
Father In-Law J. William Thurmond 1862-1934
Stepdaughter Essie Mae Washington Williams 1925-2013
Stepdaughter Nancy Moore Thurmond 1971-1993
Stepson J. Strom Thurmond, Jr. 1972-
Stepdaughter Juliana "Julie" Gertrude Thurmond 1974-
Stepson Paul R. Thurmond 1976-

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