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George Benedict Cromer, American lawyer.

Background

Cromer, George Benedict was born on October 3, 1857 in Newberry Company, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas H. and P. M. Cromer.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Newberry College, 1877, A.M., 1879. Doctor of Laws, Wittenberg, 1901, Muhlenberg, 1901.

Career

Professor in Newberry College, 1877-1881. Admitted to bar, December 1881, practiced law until January 1896. President Newberry College, 1896-1904.

Resumed law practice, 1904. Mayor of Newberry, 1886-1890, and 1905. President trustees Newberry College.

Chairman State Board Charities and Corrections, South Carolina., 1915-1919. Home: Newberry, South Carolina.

Connections

Married Caro J. Motte, October 11, 1883 (died 1888).; married second, Harriet S. Bittle, November 27, 1890. Children: Mistress.

father:
Thomas H.

mother:
P. M. Cromer

spouse:
Caro J. Motte

spouse:
Harriet S. Bittle

child:
Mrs Cromer