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Thomas G. Clemson

Thomas G. Clemson

by Edmond Amateis

Thomas G. Clemson, South Carolina’s prominent innovator, is known for his constructive works as an artist, mining engineer, diplomat, agriculturalist, and educator. Represented standing on a bale of cotton, Clemson instructs a farmer in the theoretical and scientific aspects of agriculture. The pine tree on the extreme left represents forestry and naval stores. The bull represents Clemson College, founded by a bequeath to the state by Clemson, and its concern with the

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