Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Meet South Carolina Business Hall of Fame laureates who excelled in the field of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources.

Careers in Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources include the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources such as food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products.

 

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A. Lee M. Wiggins | Legacy of Leadership Profile
A. Lee M. Wiggins | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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A. Lee M. Wiggins (1891–1980) When Lee Wiggins graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1913, he moved to Hartsville to become secretary to David R. Coker, managing partner of J. L. Coker...
David Robert Coker | Legacy of Leadership Profile
David Robert Coker | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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David Robert Coker (1870-1938) David Robert Coker loved the land and the people who toiled for its bounty. The son of Major James Lide Coker, David Coker was born on November 20, 1870 in Hartsville...
Eliza Lucas Pinckney | Legacy of Leadership Profile
Eliza Lucas Pinckney | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722–1793) Eliza Lucas, who was born in 1722 in Antigua, was 16 when she took charge of her father's plantation near Charles Town and successfully managed it. In 1738, Lieutenant...
George W. Park | Legacy of Leadership Profile
George W. Park | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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(1852 – 1935) George W. Park was born on a farm near Fannettburg, Pennsylvania. When he was a child, his mother noticed his interest in horticulture and encouraged him to raise flowers in a corner of...
James Lide Coker | Legacy of Leadership Profile
James Lide Coker | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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James Lide Coker (1837–1918) Farmer, father, soldier, businessman, merchant, banker, railroad man, industrialist—those are only a few of the titles describing James Lide Coker, who for nearly 60 years...
Joseph T. Newton | Legacy of Leadership
Joseph T. Newton | Legacy of Leadership

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Joseph Turner Newton (1912 - 1997) To find a word or phrase that best describes Joseph T. Newton, Jr. is nearly impossible. He is praised for his initiative, leadership, compassion and integrity. But...