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]
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.