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Corbitt, David Leroy
by Jones, H. G. David Leroy Corbitt, archivist and historical editor, was born in Chicod Township, Pitt County, the second of three children and only son of James Samuel and Mary Virginia Parkerson Corbitt. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Crittenden, Charles Christopher
by Jones, H. G. Charles Christopher Crittenden, university professor, historian, author, and state agency head, was born in Wake Forest, the only child of Charles Christopher and Ethel Taylor Crittenden. His father [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dillard, Richard
by Powell, William S. Richard Dillard, physician and local historian, was born at Farmers Delight, his father's plantation in Nansemond County, Va. The son of Dr. Richard and Mary Louisa Beverly Cross Dillard, he was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Eaton, William Clement
by Hall, Louise MCG. Eaton, William Clement by Louise McG. Hall, 1986 23 Feb. 1898–12 Aug. 1980 William Clement Eaton, historian, was born in Winston, the son of Benjamin and Mary Gaston Hough Eaton. His father, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Foard, John Hanby
by Foard, John Hanby, Jr. John Hanby Foard, textile executive, manufacturer, museum director, and Civil War historian, was born in Wilmington, the fourth child of Charles Deems (1863–1951) and Florence Hanby (1875–1932) [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Graham, William Alexander, Jr.
by Anderson, Jean Bradley. William Alexander Graham, Jr., farmer and state commissioner of agriculture, was born in Hillsborough, the third of nine sons of William Alexander Graham, a governor of North Carolina and secretary [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Green, Fletcher Melvin
by Copeland, J. Isaac. Fletcher Melvin Green, educator and distinguished historian of the South, was born near Gainesville, Ga., the son of Robert Chambers and Mary Mahala Haynes Green. He received his early education in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Griffin, Clarence Wilbur
by Lackey, Mark Dixon. Griffin, Clarence Wilbur by Mark Dixon Lackey, 1986 22 Mar. 1904–10 Jan. 1958 Clarence Wilbur Griffin, newspaper editor and historian, was born in Spindale, Rutherford County, the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Grimes, J. Bryan
by Smith, Maud Thomas. John Bryan Grimes, secretary of state of North Carolina, agricultural and cultural leader, historian, and public speaker, was born in Pitt County, the son of Bryan Grimes, a major general in the Army [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hamilton, William Baskerville
by Durden, Robert F. William Baskerville Hamilton, historian, was born in Jackson, Miss., the oldest son of William B. and Bessie Cavett Hamilton. After attending the public schools in Jackson, he received an A.B. degree [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)

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