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Frank Boyd Gary

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Frank Boyd Gary, American senator. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1890-1900 and 1906 (speaker 1895-1900); member Constitutional Convention, 1895.

Background

Gary, Frank Boyd was born on March 9, 1860 in Cokesbury, South Carolina, United States. Son of Doctor Franklin F. and Mary Caroline (Blackburn) Gary.

Education

Brother of Eugene Blackburn G. Educated Cokesbury Conference school and Union College, Schenectady, New York (withdrew in senior year on account of ill health).

Career

January 7, 1897. Admitted to bar, 1881, and since in practice at Abbeville, South Carolina.

Religion

God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1890-1900 and 1906 (speaker 1895-1900). Member Constitutional Convention, 1895.

Connections

Married Maria Lee Evans.

father:
Doctor Franklin F. Gary

mother:
Mary Caroline (Blackburn) Gary

spouse:
Maria Lee Evans.