Person Page 1,923

Charles Ezra Daniel1

born 11 November 1895, died 13 September 1964

Facts and Notes

  • Burial: Springwood Cemetery, Greenville County, South Carolina, USABG2
  • Anecdote: See person note2
  • Birth: 11 November 1895; Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, USABGO2,1
  • Residence: 1910; Ward 2, Anderson County, South Carolina, USABG; Age: 14; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son1
  • Death: 13 September 1964; Greenville County, South Carolina, USABGO2
  • Note: DANIEL, Charles Ezra, a Senator from South Carolina; born in Elberton, Elbert County, Ga., November 11, 1895; moved with his family to Anderson, S.C., in 1898; attended the public schools; student at The Citadel, Charleston, S.C. 1916-1918; during the First World War served as a lieutenant in the Infantry 1917-1919; businessman; interests in construction, banking, building supplies, telecommunications, insurance, and airlines; life trustee of Clemson College and member of the board of South Carolina Foundation of Independent Colleges; appointed on September 6, 1954, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Burnet R. Maybank, and served from September 6, 1954, until his resignation December 23, 1954; was not a candidate for election to fill the vacancy; resumed management of his business interests; died in Greenville, S.C., September 13, 1964; interment in Springwood Cemetery.


  1. [S393], 1910 United States Federal Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Anderson Ward 2, Anderson, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1448; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 0026; FHL microfilm: 1375461, Record for J F Daniels
  2. [S338] US Congress, Biographical Directory of the US Congress: Daniel, Charles E, Online biography (; accessed 29 March 2014)