Jeter, Governor Thomas B. House
203 Thompson Blvd., Union SC (Union County)
January 28 2005
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The home has a front projecting gable wing on the left side of the main façade containing bay windows on the first and second floors, scalloped bargeboard beneath the eaves, double entry door with sidelights and transom, four-over-four double hung sash windows, and hip porch on the south façade. There are several associated outbuildings. 12-02-1974
Thomas Jeter served in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1872-1882. He was president pro-tempore of the Senate from 1877-1880. In September 1880 he became governor of SC when Governor William Simpson was named Chief Justice of the SC Supreme Court. He only served for 2 months.
Jeter was also president of the Spartanburg and Union Railroad, a Trustee of South Carolina College and a member of the SC Railroad Commission.
Source of Historical Information:
Catawba Regional Planning Council. Historic Sites Survey, Union County. November 1976. pp. 21.