Joseph Emile Harley
|Joseph Emile Harley|
|100th Governor of South Carolina|
November 4, 1941 – February 27, 1942
|Preceded by||Burnet R. Maybank|
|Succeeded by||Richard Manning Jefferies|
|Mayor of Barnwell, South Carolina|
September 14, 1880|
Williston, South Carolina, United States
|Died||February 27, 1942(aged 61)|
|Resting place||Baptist Cemetery, Barnwell, South Carolina|
|Alma mater||University of South Carolina|
Early life and education 
Harley was born September 14, 1880 in Williston, South Carolina.
He married Agnes Richardson.
He also worked as a lawyer.
Democratic Party Activities 
- Member of the Democratic National Conventions at Denver in 1908
- Member of the Democratic National Conventions at San Francisco in 1920
- Member of the Democratic National Conventions at Houston in 1928
- Member of the Democratic National Conventions at Chicago in 1932
Elected Positions 
- South Carolina House of Representatives, 1905–1906, 1927–1930
- Mayor of Barnwell, South Carolina, 1912–1922
- The 74th Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1934–1941
On February 27, 1942, Governor Harley died in office after having served only four months. He died of terminal throat cancer. The Governor could only communicate by writing in the last months of his life. He is buried in Baptist Cemetery, Barnwell, South Carolina.
Burnet R. Maybank
|Governor of South Carolina
Richard Manning Jefferies
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