Grace Beacham Freeman
South Carolina Connection
Grace Beacham Freeman was born in Spartanburg and graduated from Converse Collegeand served as SC Poet Laureate from 1985-1986
Grace Beacham Freeman was born Feb. 18, 1916 in Spartanburg, South Carolina to parents Henry O. Beacham and Grace Bailey Beacham.. She graduated from Converse College with a Bachelor's degree in English. . Over the years Freeman's poetry and writing appeared in several publications, including The Saturday Evening Post and Poet Love, as well as literary periodicals and anthologies.