Fun Fact: When South Carolina Had a Five Day Governor

Fun facts about South carolina

In 1915, Lt. Governor Charles Aurelius Smith became Governor of South Carolina, but only for five single days. He performed only ceremonial duties, but he only became governor for a single reason. His predecessor Coleman Blease had resigned so he didn’t have to attend the inauguration of Governor-elect Richard Irvine Manning III. Blease was an ultra-conservative who despised the progressive views of Manning.

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