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Creation Date

4-23-2012

Description

Gregg Cherry Marker Gastonia NC

This marker is located in Franklin Avenue in Gastonia , North Carolina. Cherry was the Governor of North Carolina from 1945-1949. His parents died when he was young so he was raised by his uncle Henry M Lineberger of Gastonia. After doing law he returned to Gastonia to practice.

The text on the marker reads as :

R. GREG CHERRY

" Governor of North Carolina, 1945-1949. State legislator. Promoted good roads and rural electrification. Grave is 3 miles S.E."

Dedicated 1960. Historical marker raised by: [Division Of Archives And History]

Latitude, Longitude

35.26208333, -81.18730000

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; R. Gregg Cherry Marker; R Gregg Cherry; Governor; Gaston County (NC); Historical marker -- North Carolina -- Gastonia.

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