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J. Drake Edens, Jr. Papers
J. Drake Edens is recognized by many as the father of the modern Republican Party in South Carolina. He campaigned for Charles E. Boineau, Jr., William D. Workman, Jr., Barry Goldwater, Albert Watson, and Richard Nixon. He served as chair of the Republican Party of South Carolina, 1963-1965, and Republican National Committeeman for South Carolina, 1965-1972.
Dates: 1943 - 1982
Republican Party of South Carolina Papers
The papers of the Republican Party of South Carolina document the Party's activities at the local, state, and national levels. Headquartered in Columbia, the Party's primary purposes are to promote the Party's interests throughout the state, provide campaign assistance to Republican candidates for state and national office, and liaison with the national and local Republican parties.
Gregory D. Shorey Papers
Abstract Businessman Greg Shorey became a leading force in developing the Republican Party in South Carolina during the 1950s and 1960s. In 1952, Shorey became an active leader of South Carolinians for Eisenhower in Greenville County. He worked again in support of Eisenhower in 1956, and was a leading figure in Barry Goldwater's 1960 and 1964 presidential campaigns. He served as Chair of the Party from 1958 to 1961, has been active at the local, state, and national levels, and continues to be an...
- Beaufort County (S.C.) 1
- Elections -- Southern states. 1
- Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1968. 1
- Edens, J. Drake (James Drake), 1925-1982 1
- Edens, Jenny 1
- Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 1
- Republican National Committee (U.S.) 1
- Shorey, Gregory D. 1