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Clingman, Thomas Lanier
by Kearney, H. Thomas, Jr. Thomas Lanier Clingman, antebellum political leader, Civil War general, and propagandist for Western North Carolina development, was born at Huntsville in Surry (now Yadkin) County. His grandfather, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cowles, Henry Clay
by Raper, Horace W. Henry Clay Cowles, U.S. clerk of court at Salisbury, Charlotte, and Statesville, U.S. commissioner, and leading industrialist and banker, was born in Hamptonville, the son of Josiah and Nancy Carson [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cowles, Josiah
by Raper, Horace W. Josiah Cowles, Western North Carolina merchant, manufacturer, and political leader, was born in Farmingbury (now Wolcott), Conn., the son of Calvin Cowles. Little is known of Josiah's early boyhood, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cowles, William Henry Harrison
by Keever, Homer M. Cowles, William Henry Harrison by Homer M. Keever, 1979 22 Apr. 1840–30 Dec. 1901 William Henry Harrison Cowles, attorney and congressman, was born in Hamptonville in the southern part of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Holton, Alfred Eugene
by McKinney, Gordon B. Alfred Eugene Holton, lawyer and Republican political leader, was one of eight children of Quinton and Harriet Holland Holton. He was born near Jamestown, Guilford County, into a most unusual family [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jones, Edmund
by Long, Joe O'Neal. Edmund Jones, soldier, attorney, and public servant, was born into a life of ease on his father's plantation, Clover Hill, situated about six miles north of Lenoir in Caldwell County. The family name [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Martin, John Sanford
by Byrd, Robert L. Martin, John Sanford by Robert L. Byrd, 1991 30 May 1886–14 Apr. 1957 John Sanford Martin, newspaper editor, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pearson, Richmond
by Eagles, Brenda Marks. Richmond Pearson, legislator, congressman, and diplomat, was born at Richmond Hill, the Pearson family home in Yadkin County. His parents were Richmond Mumford, chief justice of the North Carolina [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pearson, Richmond Mumford
by Mitchell, Memory F. Richmond Mumford Pearson, jurist and law teacher of note, was born at his father's home, Richmond Hill, in Rowan (now Davie) County. He was the son of Revolutionary War veteran Colonel Richmond [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stone, Charles H.
by Bursey, Maurice M. Charles H. Stone, chemist and pioneer southern dyestuff manufacturer, was born in Stokes County, the son of Thomas J. and Charlotte Venable Stone. He attended the Boonville Academy in Yadkin County [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Waddel, Moses
by Copeland, J. Isaac. Waddel, Moses by J. Isaac Copeland, 1996 29 July 1770–21 July [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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