Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Thomas Gordon McLeod

Marker ID: SCHM 31-9
Location: SC 34 W, Bishopville
County: Lee
Coordinates: N 34° 13.377    W 080° 15.285
  34.22295    -80.25475
Style: Free Standing **


This house is the birthplace of Thomas Gordon McLeod (Dec. 17, 1868-Dec. 11, 1932). He was the first State Senator from Lee County, 1903-1907, then Lieutenant -Governor 1907-1911, and Governor of South Carolina from 1923-1927. His grave and that of his wife, the former Elizabeth Alford, are in Bethlehem Cemetery, 1 mi. N.W.

Erected by Lee County Historical Commission - 1965