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Eugene Satterwhite Blease

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Preceded by  Richard C. Watts
Alma mater  Newberry College
Succeeded by  John G. Stabler
Name  Eugene Blease

Preceded by  John Hardin Marion
Died  December 27, 1963
Spouse(s)  Urbana Neel
Education  Newberry College
Eugene Satterwhite Blease Eugene Satterwhite Blease 1877 1963 Find A Grave Memorial
Succeeded by  Milledge Lipscomb Bonham

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Eugene Satterwhite Blease was the chief justice on the South Carolina Supreme Court from 1931 to 1934.

Eugene Satterwhite Blease Eugene Satterwhite Blease 1877 1963 Find A Grave Memorial

Blease graduated from Newberry College in Newberry, South Carolina and then worked as a teacher. In 1899, he was admitted to the South Carolina bar. Blease practiced law in Saluda and was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Saluda county in 1901 and 1902. He was Saluda County's state senator in 1905 and 1906. After moving to Newberry, he was the mayor of Newberry in 1920 and 1921 and then served in the House from 1922 until 1924. In 1926 he was elected as an associate justice on the South Carolina Supreme Court and was elevated to Chief Justice in 1931. Because of his health, he issued a letter of resignation on March 28, 1934, as effective October 8, 1934. In 1942, he returned to politics but lost in a close election for the United States Senate to Burnet R. Maybank. He is buried at the Rosemont Cemetery in Newberry, South Carolina.

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