(1917-1993) Born in Cheraw, SC, African American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, singer and composer
A-Z List of SC People
(1807-1874) William Henry Gist was the governor of South Carolina from 1858-1860 and a leader of the secession movement.
(1930-1997) Born in Winnsboro, SC, Gordon Glisson was a Champion Thoroughbred horse racing jockey.
(1857-1926) Ambrose E. Gonzales and his brother, N.G. Gonzales, founded The State newspaper in 1891.
(1883-1984) Wil Lou Gray was a pioneer of adult education and literacy and founder of the Opportunity School program in Columbia.
(1955- ) Jonathan Green is a contemporary African-American painter and printmaker who was born in Gardens Corner, SC.
(1814-1862) Born in Columbia, SC, Maxcy Gregg was a lawyer and later brigadier general in the Confederate States Army.
(1800-1867) William Gregg was the founder of the Graniteville Company, an early cotton mill in Aiken County.
(1849-1930) Born in Charleston, SC, Archibald Grimkè was a lawyer, journalist, community leader, and involved in the early NAACP. The abolitionist Grimkè sisters were his aunts.