Historic Markers Across South Carolina

John Lowndes McLaurin (1860-1934)

Marker ID: SCHM 35-12
Location: NE side of intersection of SC 9 and SC 79
County: Marlboro
Coordinates: N 33° 57.962    W 082° 24.727
  33.96603333    -82.41211666
Style: Free Standing **


One mile west is the last home of John Lowndes McLaurin, Marlboro County native, U.S. congressman and senator. He served as S.c. representative 1890-91, S.C. attorney general 1891-92, U.S. congressman 1892-97, U.S. senator 1897-1903, and state warehouse commissioner 1915-17. The mill pond west of here bears his name.

Erected by Marlboro County Historic Preservation Commission - 1972