(1875-1940)Asbury Francis Lever served in Congress, 1901-1919. On May 8, 1914, the Smith-Lever Act, introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Lever, was signed into law, providing for cooperative agricultural extension services to be administered by land-grant colleges. Clemson, a land-grant institution founded in 1889, has such a service. Rep. Lever is buried here on Cemetery Hill.
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|Placed By||Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 10:49am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 331152 N 3838666|
|Decimal Degrees||34.67606667, -82.84300000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 40.564', W 82° 50.58'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 40' 33.84" N, 82° 50' 34.80" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6260-6282 Woodland Dr, Clemson SC 29631, US|
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