SC-24-11 Francis Salvador 1747-1776

Marker text: FRANCIS SALVADOR / 1747-1776
This young English Jew settled near Coronaca in 1774, represented Ninety Six District in the provincial congresses of 1775-1776, and died in defense of his adopted home on Aug. 1, 1776. He was the first South Carolinian of his faith to hold an elective public office and the first to die for American independence.
Erected by the Jewish Citizens of Greenwood, 1960

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