John C. West Boyhood Home

John C. West Boyhood Home (HMIE1)

Location: Camden, SC 29020 Kershaw County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 12.521', W 80° 32.141'

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This farm was the boyhood home of John Carl West (b. 1922), governor of South Carolina 1971-75. West, a graduate of the Citadel and the University of S.C., served as an intelligence officer in World War II, as state senator 1955-66, and as lieutenant governor 1967-71 before his term as governor. He was later U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia 1977-81.
HM NumberHMIE1
Marker Number28-10
Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Kershaw County Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 6:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 542773 N 3785392
Decimal Degrees34.20868333, -80.53568333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 12.521', W 80° 32.141'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 12' 31.26" N, 80° 32' 8.46" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 627-699 Cleveland School Rd, Camden SC 29020, US
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