Latimer, Asbury Churchwell Latimer, Asbury Churchwell July 31, 1851–February 20, 1908 ArticleRelated EntriesImages Related EntriesBrothers of the Farmers' AllianceIn South Carolina, the Alliance movement “swept over our state like a wave” in the late 1880s, first appearing in the Pee Dee region. Tillman, Benjamin RyanU.S. senator, governor. Tillman was born in Edgefield District on August 11, 1847, to Benjamin and Sophia Tillman. The family…Evans, John GaryThough he was a lawyer rather than a farmer, Evans had strong ties to the “Reform” or “Farmers’” movement of Benjamin R. Tillman.