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Gignilliat, Peggy Thomson



  • Existence: 1911 - 1988


Peggy Gignillat was born in Spartanburg in 1911. She was the daughter of Webb and Marguerite Darden Thomson and the wife of Charles N. Gignilliat, Jr. She received a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Music from Converse College. Gignilliat worked as a the orchestra coordinator for Spartanburg city schools for twenty-five years, as concert master of the Spartanburg Symphony for thirty years, and as a violin instructor at Converse College for seven years. She was on several boards in the community, including the Spartanburg Junior League and the Arts Council. She served as the president of the Spartanburg County Historical Association and was active in the restoration of the Price House, the Seay House, and Walnut Grove Plantation. She died in August 1988.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George - Gilbert

 File — Box G 3
Scope and Contents George, Arthur George, Billy Arvel George, David D. George, James D. George, James H., Jr. George, John H. George, Patsie Lois George, Phyllis George, Robert Lee and Delra Mae George, Terry Lynn Gerschefski, Edwin Geter, Clarence, Jr. Geter, James Alvin Geter, James Alvin Geter, James Howard Geter, Leroy Geter, Patsy Lynn Geter,...
Dates: 1940 - 1999

Spartanburg -- Biography -- Gignilliat, Peggy, 1983 - 1988

 File — Spartanburg Pamphlet File Drawer 2
Scope and Contents

Articles from The New South Carolina State Gazette and the Spartanburg Herald-Journal on Gignilliat’s life and death, along with some brief history on the Spartanburg Junior League written by Gignilliat.

Dates: 1983 - 1988

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