Friday, August 30, 2013
"Attorney General Peeples* . . . did not warrant his having the pistol at the time"
[Edgefield Advertiser, Edgefield, S.C., Wednesday, December 10, 1913. Vol. 78. No. 34. Pg. 4]
* - Thomas Hay Peeples (1881-1954) — Democrat, Lawyer, Freemason, Odd Fellows, Elks, Eagles. He was the Chief Counsel for the U.S. War Department Board of Appraisers; Commissioned U.S. Major Judge Advocate, April 24, 1919; South Carolina Attorney General, 1913-1919; South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1911-1912.