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Charles Westfield COKER

Charles Westfield COKER, American State Senator.

Background

  • COKER, Charles Westfield was born on July 13, 1879 in Hartsville.

  • Education

    • Bethel Military Academy, Virginia, 1896-1897. Furman University, 1898.

    Career

    • C. Captain, State Militia, 1900-1907. Organized First National Guard Association Mayor of Hartsville, 1907-1908, 1917-1919. Active Chairman, various wartime activities, Red Cross, etc.

    Membership

    Member, State Board of Public Welfare, 1920-1928. Member, South Carolina Committee of 17, appointed by Governor for study of Taxation, 1925. President, Hartsville Chamber of Commerce, since 1926.

    Member, South Carolina Senate, since 1930. Member, Executive Council, South Carolina Association for Social Welfare, since 1930. Member, South Carolina Council Child Health, Protection, since 1930.

    V. -President, Darlington Company, Tuberculosis Association, since 1930.

    Connections

    • Spouse Carrie Lide, October 1903, Pendleton, S.
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