Police Chief Lurie Poston Sr with police car on Broadway

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Police Chief Lurie Poston Sr with police car on Broadway

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Chief of Police Lurie P. Poston stands with his police car on Broadway.
Visible in the background is a liquor store that later became a garden shop and now Health Care Partners (right), as well as a small white building removed when the parking lot was added for Turner's IGA. To the right - Johnsonville Pharmacy and Venters' Department Store.

Mr. Lurie Poston (1900-1973) was the son of Preston Poston and Julia Miles. He was born in Hannah and moved to Johnsonville in 1934, where he was both a merchant and a farmer. He served as Chief of Police for 14 years and Magistrate for 16 years.

He married first to Christine H. Hatchell Poston (1904 - 1956) and at her death married Alphia McKenzie Stroud (1911 - 2004)

His children with Christine were:
Uldine Poston Cooper (1926 - 2002)
Lurie Preston Poston Jr. (1928 - 1991)
Maisie Poston Ballou (1931 - 2012)
Jean Poston McDaniel (1932 - 1979)
Algie Ray Poston Cox (1936 - 2012)

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“Police Chief Lurie Poston Sr with police car on Broadway,” Johnsonville SC History, accessed August 20, 2019, https://www.johnsonvilleschistory.org/items/show/86.

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Julia Wilson Drake

Granddaddy use to lock me up in his jail cell,don’t really remember if I was being bad or for fun!  Uldine daughter

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