C.P. Brewer
Dec. 4, 1903-?

From Loris Centennial 1887 - 1987 Souvenir Book; 1987

C.P. Brewer, mayor of Loris 1970-1979, was born on Dec. 4, 1903 to Street and Rupsie White Brewer in Sampson County, NC. When he was twenty he went to work for the railroad. He was an agent for the Atlantic Coastline Railroad in Acme, NC, from 1926 to 1929, when he moved to Loris as a clerk operator.

In 1932 Brewer went to work in the tobacco warehouse business and during the season spent time in Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky, as well as in Loris. He still maintained his off-season employment with the railroad.

Brewer boarded with Mrs. Laila Stevens from 1930 until 1936 when he married Fannie Graham, a teacher. They lived in her family home, a large two story-house on the site of the Southern National Bank, until her mother's death. Mr. and Mrs. Brewer built a modern home on Mitchell Street, where he still resides.

C.P. Brewer has been an active citizen in Loris during the time he has made it his home. He and Mrs. Brewer attended Loris United Methodist Church. He is a Mason and a member of Eastern Star. The Loris Garden Club made him an honorary member. Mr. Brewer still regularly attends the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce board meetings and is a member of the Loris Chamber. For two years, 1965-1967, Brewer was acting postmaster in Loris.

An avid sports fan, C.P. Brewer likes watching football and baseball games on television.

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