Strom Thurmond

Strom Thurmond (HMVDD)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 59.967', W 81° 1.966'

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Inscription
[East Inscription]:
A Century of Service
Born December 5, 1902 in Edgefield, South Carolina, Strom Thurmond provided nearly a century of service to the Palmetto State and to this nation. Highlights of his extraordinary life include:
Participation in the D-Day Invasion June 6, 1944 (World War II); five Battle Stars and eighteen military awards and decorations; the only person in American history to be elected to the United States Senate by write-in vote - 1954; the longest serving member and the oldest person ever to serve in the United States Senate.
Presidential Citizens Medal presented by President Ronald W. Reagan. Presidential Medal of Freedom presented by President George H.W. Bush. The Order of the Palmetto.

[North Inscription]:
Strom Thurmond Monument Commission
Chairman
Senator John Courson
Senator John Drummond
Senator Kay Patterson
Rep. Rebecca Davis Meacham
Rep. Michael S. Whatley
Rep. John M. Knotts, Jr.
Judge Marion H. Kinon
James Egerton Burroughs
Martha C. Edens
Dr. Warren H. Abernathy

[West Inscription]:
Statesman - Soldier - Educator
Teacher and Athletic Coach
County Superintendent of Education
City and County Attorney
South Carolina Senator
South Carolina Circuit Judge
Governor of South Carolina
Major General, United States Army Reserve
United States Senator
Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee
Chairman, Senate Armed Forces Committee
President Pro Tempore, United States Senate
The father of five children:
Nancy Moore - J. Strom Jr. - Juliana Gertrude - Paul Reynolds
Essie Mae
Details
HM NumberHMVDD
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Strom Thurmond Monument Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 11:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 496974 N 3762095
Decimal Degrees33.99945000, -81.03276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.967', W 81° 1.966'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 58.02" N, 81° 1' 57.96" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1015 Assembly St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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