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Publishers and Printers
Keith, Robert
by Bowers, Thomas A. Keith, Robert by Thomas A. Bowers, 1988 fl. 1782–85 Robert Keith, printer and journalist, originally from Philadelphia, went to Charleston, S.C., in 1782 and became a partner of John McIver, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Kerr, Daniel Wilson
by Stokes, Durward T. Kerr, Daniel Wilson by Durward T. Stokes, 1988 10 July 1796–15 May 1850 Daniel Wilson Kerr, clergyman, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Knapp, Joseph Palmer
by Stick, David. Joseph Palmer Knapp, publisher, financier, philanthropist, and conservationist, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Phoebe Palmer and Joseph Fairchild Knapp, a founder of the Metropolitan Life [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Krider, Jacob
by Hood, Davyd Foard. Krider, Jacob by Davyd Foard Hood, 1988 17 Aug. 1788–17 Oct. 1874 See also: Western Carolinian Jacob Krider, printer, publisher, and planter, was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Barnabus [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Laws, Romulus Don
by Hubbard, Jule. Romulus Don Laws, newspaper publisher and editor, the son of Coffey and Amanda Robinson Laws, was born on his father's farm at Moravian Falls in Wilkes County. While largely self-taught, he did have [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lea, Luke
by Gatton, T. Harry. Luke Lea, newspaper editor and publisher, U.S. senator, financier, attorney, and World War I hero, was born at the family ancestral home in Nashville, Tenn., the son of Overton and Ella Cocke Lea. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lemay, Thomas J.
by Powell, William S. Thomas J. Lemay, editor, publisher, and political and religious leader, was born in Granville County where a large number of people bearing his surname lived. The names of his parents have not been [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Meekins, Daniel Victor
by Stick, David. Daniel Victor Meekins, newspaper editor and publisher, sheriff, postmaster, and county official, was born at Sunnyside on the northern end of Roanoke Island, the son of Daniel and Rowena Homer [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Nichols, John
by Stewart, WM. A. Blount. John Nichols, printer, labor leader, and congressman, was born near Eagle Rock, Wake County, Until he was fifteen, he worked on his widowed mother's farm and acquired what education he could in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Nicholson, Timothy
by Winslow, Raymond A., Jr. Nicholson, Timothy by Raymond A. Winslow, Jr., 1991 2 Nov. 1828–15 Sept. 1924 Timothy Nicholson, Quaker humanitarian, was born near Belvidere in Perquimans County, the second son of Josiah [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Peele, William Joseph
by Walser, Richard. William Joseph Peele, lawyer and cultural leader, was born near Jackson in Northampton County, the youngest of fourteen children of Isaac (1807–91) and Nancy Thompson Cobb Peele (1812–78). He was the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pomeroy, Warren Lewis
by Powell, William S. Warren Lewis Pomeroy, bookseller and publisher, was born in Suffield, Conn. As the town is on the Massachusetts-Connecticut border and was considered to be in Massachusetts until 1749, he has been [...] (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.)
Ray, John Robert
by Powell, William S. John Robert Ray, labor organizer, printer, and newspaperman, a native of North Carolina, was probably born in Raleigh. Since his mother, Mrs. Rachel T. Ray, was identified in Raleigh city directories [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Roulstone, George
by Folmsbee, Stanley J. George Roulstone, first printer and newspaper publisher in the Tennessee country, was born in Boston, Mass., where he received a fair education and learned the printer's trade. He possibly was the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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