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George Bell Timmerman, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-GBT
Abstract George Bell Timmerman, Jr. served as governor of South Carolina from 1955 to 1959, leading the state during a period of growing racial strife. He served as lieutenant governor under both Strom Thurmond and Jimmy Byrnes, 1947-1955. In 1948, Timmerman was president of the state Democratic Convention and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. On leaving office in 1959, he returned to his Lexington law practice and, in 1967, Timmerman was elected Judge for the 11th Circuit, holding...
Dates: c.1904-1997

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  • Names: Timmerman, George Bell, Jr. X
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