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Brown, George W.
by Wooten, Hubert K. George W. Brown, physician, was born at Brower's Mill, Randolph County, the son of W. Duncan and Mary Elizabeth Guthrie Brown. He attended local public schools and was graduated from Shiloh Academy [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, James
by Mackenzie, James. James Campbell, Presbyterian minister, was born at Campbelltown, Kintyre, Scotland, and emigrated to Pennsylvania in about 1730. He was licensed to preach by the Presbytery of New Castle in 1735 and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Foster, Allen
by Hollingsworth, Biff, West, Tim. Foster, Allen by Biff Hollingsworth and Tim West, Special Collections at Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008 ? - January 24, 1936 In the summer of 1935, a [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hoke, Robert Frederick
by Barrett, John G. Robert Frederick Hoke, Confederate officer and industrialist, was born in Lincolnton, the son of Michael and Frances Burton Hoke. His father, a lawyer, was the Democratic candidate for governor in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lindsay, Colin
by Bullock, Walter Richard, Jr. Lindsay, Colin by Walter Richard Bullock, Jr., 1991 1744–1 Dec. 1817 Colin Lindsay, Presbyterian minister, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McCain, Paul Pressly
by Mccain, Paul M. Paul Pressly McCain, physician and leader in the fight against tuberculosis, was born and educated in Due West, S.C., the son of John Irenaeus and Lula Todd McCain. He received an A.B. degree from [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McLean, David Alexander
by McIntyre, Pattie B. McLean, David Alexander by Pattie B. Mcintyre, 1991 13 May 1918–16 July 1980 David [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McLean, Hector
by Simpson, Marcus B., Jr. McLean, Hector by Marcus B. Simpson, Jr., 1991 14 May 1818–1 Dec. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pate, Zebulon Vance
by Murphy, Eva. Zebulon Vance Pate, businessmen, merchant, banker, landowner, and farmer of Scotland County, which was a part of Richmond County at the time of his birth, was born on the Thoroughgood Pate plantation [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Patterson, Gilbert Brown
by Smith, Maud Thomas. Gilbert Brown Patterson, lawyer, legislator, and teacher, was born near Maxton in Robeson County, the son of Gilbert and Margaret Patterson. He attended Shoe Heel Academy in Shoe Heel (now Maxton), [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Poole, David Scott
by Cotten, Alice R. David Scott Poole, newspaperman, legislator, and teacher, was born in Montgomery County, the oldest of eight children of William R. and Mary Eliza Ray Poole. He was educated at Jackson Springs [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pratt, Eliza Jane
by Cotten, Alice R. Eliza Jane Pratt, newspaper editor, congressional staff assistant, and member of the U.S. House of Representatives, was born in Morven, Anson County, one of seven children of James L., a farmer, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Tolson, John Jarvis III (Jack)
by Powell, William S. Tolson, John Jarvis III (Jack) by William S. Powell, 1996 22 Oct. 1915–2 Dec. 1991 John Jarvis III (Jack) Tolson, army officer and pioneer in the use of helicopters in combat, was born in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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