Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Daniel Calhoun Roper (1867-1943)

Marker ID: SCHM 35-11
Location: SE side of us 15-401 at Road 22, Tatum
County: Marlboro
Coordinates: N 34° 38.63    W 079° 35.194
  34.64383333    -79.58656666
Style: Free Standing **


This cabinet member and diplomat was born two miles south of here. He graduated from Trinity College in 1888 and later became head of Marlboro High School, near here. He was Franklin D. Roosevelt´s first secretary of commerce from 1933 to 1938 and U.S. minister to Canada, 1939. He was author of Fifty Years of Public Life.

Erected by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission - 1972