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Encyclopedia > Burnet R. Maybank

Burnet Rhett Maybank (March 7, 1899 - September 1, 1954) was a U.S. Senator and governor of South Carolina. March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 320 km 420 km 6 32°430N to 35°12N 78°030W to 83°20W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012...


Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Maybank attended the public schools and graduated from Porter Military Academy and from the College of Charleston. He served in the United States Navy during World War I, and engaged in the cotton export business from 1920 to 1938. Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat Official website: http://www. ... The College of Charleston (C of C) is a public university located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for conducting naval operations around the globe. ... Combatants Allies: Serbia, Russia, France, Romania, Belgium, British Empire, United States, Italy, and others Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire Casualties Military dead:5 million Civilian dead:3 million Total dead:8 million Military dead:4 million Civilian dead:3 million Total dead:7 million World War I...


Maybank was an alderman of Charleston from 1927 to 1931, and mayor of Charleston from 1931 to 1938. In addition, hee was a member of the South Carolina State Advisory Board of the Federal Administration of Public Works from 1933 to 1934, and chairman of the South Carolina Public Service Authority from 1934 to 1939. He was also a member of the Board of Bank Control from 1933 to 1934. After all this, Maybank became the governor of South Carolina from 1939 to 1941. An alderman is a member of a municipal legislative body in a town or city with many jurisdictions. ... A list of South Carolina Governors. ...


On September 30, 1941, Maybank was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James F. Byrnes. He was reelected in 1942 and 1948, and served in all from November 5, 1941 until his death in 1954. While in the Senate, Maybank served as chairman of the Committee on Banking and Currency and as co-chairman of the Joint Committee on Defense Production. He died at his summer home in Flat Rock, North Carolina, and was interred in Magnolia Cemetery in Charleston. September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 92 days remaining. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Portrait of U.S. Secretary of State James F. Byrnes James Francis Byrnes (May 2, 1879 – April 9, 1972) was a confidante of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and one of the most powerful men in American domestic and foreign policy 1942-1947. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... The United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs has jurisdiction over matters related to banks and banking, price controls, deposit insurance, export promotion and controls, federal monetary policy, financial aid to commerce and industry, issuance of redemption of notes, currency and coinage, public and private housing, urban... Flat Rock is the name of some places in the U.S. state of North Carolina: Flat Rock, Henderson County, North Carolina Flat Rock, Surry County, North Carolina This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


{{succession box | title = Chair, United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs| before = Charles W. Tobey| after = Homer Capehart| years = 1949 - 1953 The United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs has jurisdiction over matters related to banks and banking, price controls, deposit insurance, export promotion and controls, federal monetary policy, financial aid to commerce and industry, issuance of redemption of notes, currency and coinage, public and private housing, urban... Charles William Tobey (July 22, 1880–July 24, 1953) was an American businessman and Republican politician from Temple, New Hampshire. ... Homer Earl Capehart (June 6, 1897–September 3, 1979), American business innovator and politician, was born in Algiers, Indiana. ...

Preceded by:
Olin D. Johnston
Governor of South Carolina
1939 - 1941
Succeeded by:
Joseph Emile Harley
Preceded by:
Roger C. Peace
United States Senator (class 2) from South Carolina
1941 - 1954
Succeeded by:
Charles E. Daniel
Served in Senate Alongside: Ellison D. "Cotton Ed" Smith, Olin D. Johnston

Olin DeWitt Talmadge Johnston (November 18, 1896 - April 18, 1965) was a Politician from the U.S. State of South Carolina. ... A list of South Carolina Governors. ... Biographical Overview Born: September 14, 1880 in Williston, South Carolina Died: February 27, 1942 while Governor of South Carolina. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from South Carolina to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... Ellison Durant Cotton Ed Smith (August 1, 1864 - November 17, 1944) was a Politician from the U.S. State of South Carolina. ... Olin DeWitt Talmadge Johnston (November 18, 1896 - April 18, 1965) was a Politician from the U.S. State of South Carolina. ...

Sources

  • This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Dictionary of American Biography
  • Cann, Marvin. "Burnet Rhett Maybank and the New Deal in South Carolina, 1931-1941." Ph.D. dissertation, University of North Carolina, 1967
  • U.S. Congress. Memorial Addresses. 83rd Cong., 2nd sess., 1954. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1955.

 
 

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