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Chesterfield County
South Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Chesterfield County

Index to Locations

  • Cheraw Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens
  • Cheraw St. David's Cemetery
  • Cheraw St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery
  • Chesterfield Chesterfield Cemetery
  • Mount Croghan Elizabeth Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Pageland Pageland Baptist Church Cemetery


    Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens
    Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      James Ernest Leppard, Jr. (1922-2008) — of Chesterfield County, S.C. Born October 5, 1922. Member of South Carolina state senate from Chesterfield County, 1951-58. Died November 8, 2008 (age 86 years, 34 days). Interment at Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens.
      Relatives: Son of James Ernest Leppard, Sr.; brother of Edward McIver Leppard (1924-1985).
      Political family: Leppard family of Chesterfield, South Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. David's Cemetery
    Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      William Pegues Pollock (1870-1922) — also known as William P. Pollock — of Cheraw, Chesterfield County, S.C.; Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, S.C. Born in South Carolina, 1870. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1912 (alternate), 1916 (member, Credentials Committee); member of South Carolina state legislature, 1910; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1918-19. Died in 1922 (age about 52 years). Interment at St. David's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery
    Cheraw, Chesterfield County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      William Francis Stevenson (1861-1942) — also known as William F. Stevenson — of Cheraw, Chesterfield County, S.C. Born in Loray, Iredell County, N.C., November 23, 1861. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1896; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1912; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 5th District, 1917-33. Died February 12, 1942 (age 80 years, 81 days). Interment at St. David's Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Chesterfield Cemetery
    Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      James Ernest Leppard, Sr. (1895-1960) — of Chesterfield County, S.C. Born November 4, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1933-34, 1937-42; member of South Carolina state senate from Chesterfield County, 1943-46. Died February 17, 1960 (age 64 years, 105 days). Interment at Chesterfield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Franklin Leppard (1862-1935) and Alice (Adair) Leppard (1862-1948); married to Anne Owens (1896-1985); father of James Ernest Leppard, Jr. and Edward McIver Leppard (1924-1985).
      Political family: Leppard family of Chesterfield, South Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Edward McIver Leppard Edward McIver Leppard (1924-1985) — of Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, S.C. Born in Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, S.C., November 5, 1924. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of South Carolina state senate from Chesterfield County, 1963-66. Baptist. Member, Kappa Sigma; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Civitan; Moose. Died February 15, 1985 (age 60 years, 102 days). Interment at Chesterfield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Ernest Leppard, Sr. (1895-1960) and Anne (Owens) Leppard (1896-1985); brother of James Ernest Leppard, Jr.; married, March 5, 1949, to Virginia Guy Emory (1930-2010).
      Political family: Leppard family of Chesterfield, South Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964


    Elizabeth Baptist Church Cemetery
    Mount Croghan, Chesterfield County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Stephen Jackson (1808-1887) — of Mount Croghan, Chesterfield District (now Chesterfield County), S.C. Born February 12, 1808. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Chesterfield, 1860-62. Died in Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, S.C., November 16, 1887 (age 79 years, 277 days). Interment at Elizabeth Baptist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Jackson and Mary (Blakeney) Jackson (1789-1881); married to Roxanna Timmons (1814-1902).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pageland Baptist Church Cemetery
    (formerly Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery)
    Pageland, Chesterfield County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Paul McManus Arant (1910-1963) — also known as Paul M. Arant — of Pageland, Chesterfield County, S.C. Born in Five Forks, Pageland Township, Chesterfield County, S.C., November 1, 1910. Lawyer; farmer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Chesterfield County, 1947-58; member of South Carolina state senate from Chesterfield County, 1959-62. Member, Civitan. Died in December, 1963 (age 53 years, 0 days). Interment at Pageland Baptist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter M. Arant and Lottie A. (McManus) Arant; married to Alma Mangum.


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