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Encyclopedia > Duncan Clinch Heyward

Duncan Clinch Heyward (June 24, 1864January 23, 1943) was Democratic Governor of South Carolina from January 20, 1903 to January 15, 1907. June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... A list of South Carolina Governors. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


Heyward was born in Richland County to Edward Barnwell Heyward and Catherine Maria Clinch after his parents moved from Colleton County to avoid the Union Army during the Civil War. His parents moved back to Colleton County after the war, but Heyward lived with his grandmother when his parents died shortly thereafter. He attended the private schools of Charleston and went on to graduate from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia in 1885. Residing in Walterboro, Heyward resumed the growing of rice on the part of the plantation he inherited from his parents. He became a member of the Knights of Pythias and served as a captain of a cavalry company in Colleton County. Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Colleton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... The 21st Michigan Infantry, a company of Shermans veterans. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert Edward Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City, Chucktown Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Washington and Lee University is a private liberal arts college in Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia, located adjacent to Virginia Military Institute. ... Lexington is an independent city within the confines of Rockbridge County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Walterboro is a city located in Colleton County, South Carolina. ... Species Oryza glaberrima Oryza sativa Rice refers to two species (Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima) of grass, native to tropical and subtropical southern & southeastern Asia and to Africa, which together provide more than one fifth of the calories consumed by humans[1]. (The term wild rice can refer to wild... The Knights of Pythias is a fraternal organization founded at Washington, DC on 19 February 1864. ... Please see Captain for other uses of the term Captain is a military rank used in nearly every army and navy of the world. ...


Announcing his candidacy in 1901 for the gubernatorial election of 1902, Heyward emerged as a frontrunner despite being a novice to politics. Ben Tillman did not have a favorite in the contest, but Heyward was an acceptable choice to him because Heyward favored the Dispensary. Heyward won in the runoff election against W. Jasper Talbert and became the 88th governor of South Carolina after running unopposed in the general election. He won a second term in 1904 and served as governor until his term expired in 1907. 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The 1902 South Carolina gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1902 to select the governor of the state of South Carolina. ... Benjamin Tillman Benjamin Ryan Tillman (August 11, 1847 - July 3, 1918) was an American politician who served as governor of South Carolina from 1890 to 1894 and as a United States Senator from 1895 until his death. ... A list of South Carolina Governors. ... The 1904 South Carolina gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 1904 to select the governor of the state of South Carolina. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


After leaving office, Heyward was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1913 to be the Collector of Federal Internal Revenue Taxes for South Carolina. He died in Columbia on January 23, 1943. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States (1913–1921). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ...

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Preceded by:
Miles Benjamin McSweeney
Governor of South Carolina
1903 - 1907
Succeeded by:
Martin Frederick Ansel
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Heyward Family Papers, 1790-1893 [Addition] - Gifts to Manuscripts Division 2004 (USCS) - South Caroliniana Library - ... (2549 words)
Heyward received a commission as a lieutenant in the Engineer branch and was assigned to Chisolmville in Beaufort District.
Heyward’s letters to Tat and to his father detail the progress of work on fortifications with Negro labor, comment on news of the war and his conviction that Sherman’s advance would eventually be derailed, and his contacts with overseer Boineau.
Heyward was convinced that his recent actions “had [made] a decided impression among the negroes on the river....I have stood up for the weak against the strong.
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Clinch, of the United States Army, a worthy representative of one of the most prominent families in Georgia.
Heyward was elected Captain of the Combahee Mounted Riflemen, Troop F, South Carolina Volunteers.
In this election the candidates to be voted for were Heyward and W. Talbert, a former congressman and one of the most experienced politicians in the state.
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