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SC Governors – Wilson Godfrey Harvey, 1922-1923

South Carolina SC History SC Governors Governor Wilson Godfrey Harvey

Also see: SC Government

Biographical Overview

  • Born: September 8, 1866 in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Died: October 7, 1932 in Tampa, Florida
  • Buried:
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Political Party: Democrat
Portrait of Wilson Godfrey Harvey
Wilson Godfrey Harvey
Courtesy of South Caroliniana Library


  • Charleston High School - withdrew at 16 to work as a clerk for the Charleston News and Courier


  • Major, South Carolina Volunteer Troops
  • Manager, Charleston World and Budget
  • Banker

Major Events and Accomplishments, 1922–1923

  • 1922 – Whites in South Carolina outnumbered blacks for the first time since 1820
  • 1922-1923 – Governor Harvey served for less than eight months

Other Government Positions

  • Mayor of Charleston, 1902
  • Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1921-1922

Other Accomplishments, Honors, Distinctions

Election Results

  • On May 20, 1922, Harvey succeeded to office following the resignation of Governor Robert Archer Cooper

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