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Arnett, Silas W.
by Carraway, Gertrude S., Bowers, Thomas A. Arnett, Silas W. by Thomas A. Bowers and Gertrude S. Carraway, 1979 fl. 1783–1806 Silas W. Arnett, was a printer in New Bern as early as 12 Dec. 1783, for the senate on that date rejected a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Asheville Citizen-Times
by Bell, John L. The Asheville Citizen-Times was founded as the Asheville Citizen in 1870 by Randolph Abbott Shotwell, who conceived the newspaper as a voice for Conservative-Democratic politics. After the Western [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Avery, Isaac Erwin
by Avery, Isaac Thomas, Jr. Isaac Erwin Avery, Foreign Service officer and newspaperman, was born at Swan Ponds, Burke County, the second son of Alphonso Calhoun and Susan Morrison Avery. His parents moved to Morganton when he [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Avery, Willoughby Francis
by Avery, Isaac Thomas, Jr. Avery, Willoughby Francis by Isaac Thomas Avery, Jr., 1979 7 May 1843–24 Nov. 1876 Willoughby Francis Avery, journalist, was born at Swan Ponds, Burke County, the youngest of the sixteen [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Beard, John, Jr.
by Brawley, James S. John Beard, Jr., newspaper editor and politician, was born in Salisbury, the son of Lewis and Susan Dunn Beard. He was graduated from Yale University and was elected to the House of Commons from [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Belk, Henry
by Troxler, George W. Henry Belk, newspaper editor and civic leader, was born in Monroe, the son of Robert Lee and Lula Rape Belk. Henry Belk was graduated from Monroe High School and received an A.B. degree from Trinity [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Belo, Alfred Horatio
by Tilley, Nannie M. Alfred Horatio Belo, journalist, was born in Salem of Moravian ancestry. His father was Edward Frederick Belo, a cabinetmaker, merchant, and would-be railroad builder. His mother, Caroline Amanda [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bernard, William Henry
by Gainor, Samuel M. William Henry Bernard, newspaper editor, was born in Petersburg, Va. His father was Peter Dudley Bernard, a printer and publisher, who owned and edited the Southern Planter, an agricultural magazine, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bingham, Lemuel
by Keever, Homer M. Lemuel Bingham, newspaper editor, was a native of Pittsfield, Mass. A printer by trade, he was brought to Salisbury in 1820 by Charles F. Fisher to found the Western Carolinian, first successful [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bingham, Robert Worth
by Steelman, Bennett L. Robert Worth Bingham, newspaper publisher and U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, was born in Mebane, the fourth child of Robert Bingham, headmaster of Bingham School, and his first wife, Delphine [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blum, John Christian
by Hiester, Jan. Blum, John Christian by Jan Hiester, 1979 17 July 1784–18 Nov. 1854 John Christian Blum, printer and editor, was born in the Moravian community of Bethabara to Jacob Blum and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boner, John Henry
by Stockton, Edward L., Jr. John Henry Boner, a southern poet whose technique and themes are suggestive of the poetry of Edgar Allan Poe, was born in Salem during the same year in which Poe achieved international fame with the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Borland, Solon
by Parramore, Thomas C. Borland, Solon by Thomas C. Parramore, 1979 11 Aug. 1811–31 Jan. 1864 Solon Borland, U.S. senator, diplomat, attorney, physician, Confederate general, and journalist, was born in Nansemond [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bost, William Thomas ("Tom")
by Burns, A. M., III. William Thomas ("Tom") Bost, long-time columnist for the Greensboro Daily News, "Boswell to the state government," and one of the most widely known political reporters in the state's history, was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boyd, Adam
by Stokes, Durward T. Adam Boyd, clergyman and newspaper editor, was born in Montour County, Pa. His father, also named Adam Boyd, was a native of Balleymoney, Ireland, and served as an Old Side Presbyterian minister from [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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