Johnston, Olin DeWitt Talmadge

Johnston, Olin DeWitt Talmadge

November 18, 1896–April 18, 1965

Democratic Committee: A Letter from South Carolina Governor Olin D. Johnston to Eugene S. Blease, June 24, 1944

A letter from Governor Olin D. Johnston concerning the need for a meeting of the South Carolina Delegation a few days prior to the 1944 National Democratic Convention to discuss the procedure the delegation will follow to combat the seating of delegates from the Progressive Democratic Party of South Carolina.

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  • Title Johnston, Olin DeWitt Talmadge
  • Coverage November 18, 1896–April 18, 1965
  • Author
  • Keywords Governor, U.S. senator, family left the farm for the factory, Cole Blease, 42nd “Rainbow” Division, fierce opponent of what he called “ring rule.”, Ibra C. Blackwood, “Machine Gun Olin.”, stalwart defender of white supremacy, “Mr. Civil Service”, continued to vote like a New Deal liberal,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date December 4, 2023
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 5, 2022
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