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Smith, Ellison Durant

August 1, 1864–November 17, 1944

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  • Title Smith, Ellison Durant
  • Coverage August 1, 1864–November 17, 1944
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  • Keywords U.S. senator, represented Sumter County in the state legislature from 1897 to 1901, southern progressive who favored government regulation of commodity markets and extension of credit for farmers, emphasized his consistent belief in tariff reduction, states’ rights, and white supremacy, 1944 Governor Olin D. Johnston defeated the aging “Cotton Ed” in the state Democratic primary,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date August 19, 2022
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update October 27, 2016
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