Roger C. Peace

Roger C. Peace

Roger Craft Peace was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Greenville, he attended the public schools and graduated from Furman University in 1919. He was a newspaper reporter, sports editor, editor, business manager, and publisher in Greenville. During the First World War he served as an instructor in the United States Army at Camp Perry in 1918. He was a colonel on the Governor’s staff from 1930 to 1934 and a trustee of Furman University from 1938 to 1948. Peace was appointed on August 5, 1941, as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Alva M. Lumpkin, who had been appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James F. By ... more on Wikipedia

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