1907–1977 (Age 70) Seneca, Oconee, South Carolina, United States
The Life of William Or Willie
William Or Willie Morris was born in 1907, in Seneca, Oconee, South Carolina, United States. He married Beatrice Talley in 1929, in Seneca, Oconee, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1977, at the age of 70.
The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched
South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
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1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus ( see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).