Eugene Blakely Sloan
1922-1969Son of Eugene Blakely and Janie Pressly Lindsay Sloan. Educated at Erskine College, U.S.C. Law School. First Lieutenant, Fifth Air Force, World War II. Court Reporter, Editor, Author, Historian, Naturalist..."He wrote knowingly about South Carolina, its people, places, issues, and its life's blood."
Eugene Blakely SloanBorn at this site Feb. 22, 1922. Died April 6, 1969. Buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Clinton. Author-photographer Scenic South Carolina, other works. Editor, The State Magazine. First recipient Gonzales Award for Distinguished Journalism..."He worked with clean hands...honest heart...dedication...fairness...intent on good." He loved, served South Carolina and his nation.