miscegenation warrant in Greenville SC 1929
CLAIM NEGRO AND WHITE MAN WED West Greenville- Greenville- Man And Woman Named In Miscegenation Miscegenation Warrant Charged with miscegenation, Illegal Illegal marriage between the white and colored races, a white man and negro negro woman of West Greenville were named defendants In a warrant sworn before Magistrate B. P. Crenshaw Crenshaw yesterday afternoon. Marriage license was issued to the couple who gave their race as white and their nationality as American, Wednesday. Conviction of miscegenation under Section 378 of South Carolina Criminal code of 1922 carries minimum minimum punishment of $500 fine or 12 months Imprisonment, or both. The person performing the ceremonv, upon conviction, ft liable to trie same punishment, according to the statute. Conviction on the charge also entails loss of right to register and vote. No other warrant charging miscegenation miscegenation has been issued in Greenville Greenville county, In memory of officials.