State, The

1891 –

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  • Title State, The
  • Coverage 1891 –
  • Author
  • Keywords Narciso and Ambrose Gonzales, the main founders of the newspaper, were joined by their youngest brother, William, 1893 the State became the first newspaper in the Carolinas to use Linotype machines, Governor Benjamin “Pitchfork Ben” Tillman, James Tillman was soundly defeated in a race for governor in 1902. Several weeks later, on January 15, 1903, Tillman fatally shot Gonzales, became blander and stabilized financially under publisher William Elliott, editor-publisher S. L. Latimer, Jr., and president-publisher J. M. Blalock
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date October 6, 2022
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 25, 2022
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