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Björkman, Edwin August
by Simpson, Marcus B., Jr. Edwin August Björkman, journalist, literary critic, and translator, was born in Stockholm, Sweden, the son of Anders August and Johanna Elizabeth Anderson Björkman. He attended South-End Higher Latin [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brown, John
by Powell, William S. John Brown, congressman and land speculator, was born in Kishacoquilla Valley and later lived in Lewistown, Pa., where he attended local common schools. In 1800 in Lewistown he began grist and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Chappell, Fred
by Anonymous. In December 1997, Governor Jim Hunt appointed Fred Chappell North Carolina's fourth Poet Laureate. This is only the latest achievement for Mr. Chappell, who began teaching in the Department of [...] (from North Carolina Arts Council.)
Clark, Elmer Talmage
by Carroll, Grady L. E. Elmer Talmage Clark, world Methodist leader, author, historian, and publicist, was born in Randolph County, Ark. He attended West Plains College, Mo.; Hendrix College, Ark.; and Vanderbilt [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Crawford, William Thomas
by Rodabaugh, K. William Thomas Crawford, congressman and state legislator, was born near Waynesville in Haywood County. As a boy, he spent long hours tilling the soil of his family's mountain farm, but he managed to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Davidson, Allen Turner
by Joyce, Janis Bridges. Allen Turner Davidson, lawyer, Confederate congressman, and member of the Council of State, was born in Haywood County, the son of William Mitchell, a Burke County farmer, and Betsy Vance Davidson. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Davidson, Theodore Fulton
by Wright, David Calep, III. Theodore Fulton Davidson, lawyer and politician, was born in Haywood County, one of eight children of Allen T. and Adeline Howell Davidson. His father, also born in Haywood County, was a lawyer and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ferguson, Garland Sevier, Jr.
by Sheppard, Juanita Ann. Ferguson, Garland Sevier, Jr. by Juanita Ann Sheppard, 1986 30 May 1878–13 Apr. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ferguson, Harley Bascum
by Snow, Claude H., Jr. Harley Bascum Ferguson, U.S. Army general and engineer, was born in Waynesville, the oldest son of William Burder and Laura Adelaide Reeves Ferguson. He was graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jeffress, Edwin Bedford, Sr.
by Green, C. Sylvester. Jeffress, Edwin Bedford, Sr. by C. Sylvester Green, 1988 20 May 1887–23 May 1961 Edwin Bedford Jeffress, Sr., journalist, was born in Canton, the son of Charles James and Maria Love Osborne [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Johnston, Thomas Dillard
by Reidinger, Martin. Johnston, Thomas Dillard by Martin Reidinger, 1988 1 Apr. 1840–23 June 1902 Thomas Dillard Johnston, lawyer, legislator, and congressman, was born at Waynesville in Haywood County, the son [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Kern, Paul Bentley
by Carroll, Grady L. E. Paul Bentley Kern, Methodist bishop and educator, was born at Alexandria, Va., the son of Dr. John A. and Margaret Virginia Eskridge Kern. His father was a longtime professor of English Bible at [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
King, Carl Howie
by King, William E. King, Carl Howie by William E. King, 1988 25 Jan. 1898–27 June [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lenoir, Walter Waightstill
by Cauble, Frank P. Walter Waightstill Lenoir, lawyer, planter, Confederate officer, and patron of education, was born at Fort Defiance, the family home, in Wilkes (now Caldwell) County, the son of Colonel Thomas and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moody, James Montraville
by Powell, William S. James Montraville Moody, lawyer and congressman, was born in Cherokee County. He possibly was the son of Henry L. and Elizabeth Moody, who are listed in the 1860 census of Haywood County as the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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