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Battle, William Horn
by Gass, W. Conard. William Horn Battle, lawyer, legislator, and jurist, was born in Edgecombe County. His father was Joel Battle, cofounder of one of the first cotton mills in the Southeast; his mother was Mary P. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Baxter, John
by Newell, Charles A., Jr. John Baxter, lawyer, legislator, southern Unionist, and U.S. circuit court judge, was the son of Irish immigrants, Catherine Lee and William Baxter, who had settled in Rutherford County. He was a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bell, Jesse Spencer
by Moye, William T. Jesse Spencer Bell, federal judge and state legislator, was a native of Charlotte, the son of James Ardrey and Jessie Mabel Spencer Bell. Having attended Charlotte public schools, he entered Duke [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bennett, Risden Tyler
by Medley, Mary L. Bennett, Risden Tyler by Mary L. Medley, 1979 18 June 1840–21 July 1913 Risden Tyler Bennett, Confederate colonel, congressman, and superior court judge, was born in Anson County, the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Biggs, Asa
by Chestnut, Paul I. Asa Biggs, jurist and senator, was born in Williamston, Martin County, the son of Joseph Biggs, a merchant and Primitive Baptist preacher, and his third wife, Chloe Daniel. His grandfather, Joseph [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Biggs, James Crawford
by Steelman, Bennett L. James Crawford Biggs, jurist and U.S. solicitor general, was born in Oxford, the son of William Biggs and his wife, Elizabeth Arrington Cooper. William Biggs, a former captain in the Confederate [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blount, John
by Nash, Jaquelin Drane, Flowers, John B., III. John Blount, member of the council and justice of the general court, was the son of Captain James Blount of Chowan County and his first wife, whose name is not known. The elder Blount came to Chowan [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blount, Willie
by Folmsbee, Stanley J. Willie Blount, lawyer, judge, and governor of Tennessee, was born at Blount Hall, Craven County, the son of Jacob Blount and Hannah Salter Baker, widow of William Baker. He was educated at Princeton [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Boone, Squire
by Wall, James W. Boone, Squire by James W. Wall, 1979 6 Dec. 1696–2 Jan. 1765 Squire Boone, pioneer settler in Western Piedmont North Carolina and father of Daniel Boone, was born in Devonshire, England. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bowie, Thomas Contee
by Morgan, Thomas S. Thomas Contee Bowie, frequent member of the General Assembly of North Carolina, was a vocal representative of the mountain counties, an occasional state-wide political aspirant, and a caustic [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)

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