Eugene Blakely Sloan (1922-1969) - Eugene Blakely Sloan

Eugene Blakely Sloan (1922-1969) - Eugene Blakely Sloan (HMWVJ)

Location: Clinton, SC 29325 Laurens County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 28.533', W 81° 52.767'

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Eugene Blakely Sloan
1922-1969
Son of Eugene Blakely and Janie Pressly Lindsay Sloan. Educated at Erskine College, U.S.C. Law School. First Lieutenant, Fifth Air Force, World War II. Court Reporter, Editor, Author, Historian, Naturalist..."He wrote knowingly about South Carolina, its people, places, issues, and its life's blood."

Eugene Blakely Sloan
Born at this site Feb. 22, 1922. Died April 6, 1969. Buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Clinton. Author-photographer Scenic South Carolina, other works. Editor, The State Magazine. First recipient Gonzales Award for Distinguished Journalism..."He worked with clean hands...honest heart...dedication...fairness...intent on good." He loved, served South Carolina and his nation.
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Placed ByLaurens County Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 11:11am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 419238 N 3815236
Decimal Degrees34.47555000, -81.87945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 28.533', W 81° 52.767'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 28' 31.98" N, 81° 52' 46.02" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 Musgrove St, Clinton SC 29325, US
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