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Robert W. Scott, Governor (1929 - 2009)

Robert Walter "Bob" Scott (June 13, 1929 – January 23, 2009) was the 67th Governor of the state of North Carolina from 1969 to 1973. He was born in Haw River, North Carolina. The son of No...

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Judge Dan K. Moore (1906 - 1986)

Judge Dan K. Moore is the son of Judge Frederick Moore and Lela (Enloe). He was Governor of North Carolina in 1965; and is now an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina.--------------...

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Terry Sanford, Governor, U.S. Senator (1917 - 1998)

James Terry Sanford (August 20, 1917 – April 18, 1998) was a United States politician and educator from North Carolina. A member of the Democratic Party, Sanford was the 65th Governor of North...

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Luther H. Hodges, Sr., Governor, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1898 - 1974)

Birth: March 9, 1898 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, United States Death: October 6, 1974 in Eden, North Carolina, United States Nationality: American Occupation: Government Official Source: «...

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William B. Umstead, Governor, U.S. Senator (1895 - 1954)

illiam Bradley Umstead (May 13, 1895 – November 7, 1954) was an American Senator and the 63rd Governor of the state of North Carolina from 1953 to 1954. Biography Umstead was born in t...

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W. Kerr Scott, Governor, U.S. Senator (1896 - 1958)

William Kerr Scott (April 17, 1896 – April 16, 1958) was a Democratic Party politician from North Carolina. He was the 62nd Governor of North Carolina from 1949 until 1953 and a United States ...

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R. Gregg Cherry, Governor (1891 - 1957)

Robert Gregg Cherry (October 17, 1891 – June 25, 1957) was the 61st Governor of the state of North Carolina from 1945 to 1949. Biography Born in South Carolina, Cherry grew up in Gas...

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J. Melville Broughton, Governor, U.S. Senator (1888 - 1949)

Joseph Melville Broughton (November 17, 1888 – March 6, 1949) was the 60th Governor of North Carolina from 1941 to 1945. Biography He was born on November 17, 1888 in Raleigh, North ...

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Clyde R. Hoey, Governor, U.S. Senator (1877 - 1954)

Clyde Roark Hoey (December 11, 1877 in Shelby, North Carolina – May 12, 1954 in Washington, D.C.) was a Democratic politician from North Carolina. He served in both houses of the state legisla...

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John C. B. Ehringhaus, Governor (1882 - 1949)

John Christoph Blucher Ehringhaus (February 5, 1882 – July 31, 1949) was the Governor of North Carolina from 1933 to 1937. Biography He was born on February 5, 1882. Governor O. Ma...

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Oliver Max Gardner, Governor (1882 - 1947)

Oliver Max Gardner (March 22, 1882 – February 6, 1947) was the 57th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1929 to 1933. Early years and education Born in Shelby, North Caro...

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Angus Wilton McLean, Governor (1870 - 1935)

Angus Wilton McLean (April 20, 1870 – June 21, 1935) was a lawyer and banker who was the 56th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1925 to 1929. McLean also served as Assistant Se...

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Cameron A. Morrison, Governor, U.S. Senator (1869 - 1953)

Served as Governer of NC from 1921 to 1925 "Good Roads Governor" Morrison Hall at UNC is named in his honor-------------------- Cameron A. Morrison (October 5, 1869 – August 20, 1953) was th...

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Thomas Walter Bickett, Governor (1869 - 1921)

Thomas Walter Bickett (February 28, 1869 – December 28, 1921) was the 54th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1917 to 1921. Bickett was a graduate of Wake Forest College. ...

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Locke Craig, Governor (1860 - 1924)

Locke Craig (August 16, 1860 – June 9, 1924) was the 53rd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1913 to 1917. Locke Craig, was born in Bertie County, North Carolina on August 16,...

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William Walton Kitchin, Governor (1866 - 1924)

William Walton Kitchin (October 9, 1866 – November 9, 1924) was the 52nd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1909 to 1913. Early Life and family W.W. Kitchin was the son ...

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Robert Broadnax Glenn, Governor (1854 - 1920)

Robert Broadnax Glenn (August 11, 1854 – May 16, 1920) was the 51st Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1905 to 1909. Early life and career A native of Rockingham County,...

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Charles Brantley Aycock, Governor (1859 - 1912)

Charles Brantley Aycock (November 1, 1859 – April 4, 1912) was the 50th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1901 to 1905. During his tenure as governor, he was an advocate for th...

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Daniel Lindsay Russell, Governor (1845 - 1908)

Daniel Lindsay Russell, Jr. (August 7, 1845 – May 14, 1908) was the 49th Governor of North Carolina from 1897 to 1901, an attorney and judge, and a politician elected as state representative a...

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Elias Carr, Governor (1839 - 1900)

Elias Carr (February 25, 1839 – July 22, 1900) was the 48th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1893 to 1897. A building on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill is named after him. ...

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Thomas Michael Holt, Governor (1831 - 1896)

Governor of North Carolina from 1893-1897. Col. Thomas Michael Holt (July 15, 1831 – April 11, 1896) was a prominent North Carolina industrialist who served as the 47th Governor of North Car...

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Daniel G. Fowle, Governor (1831 - 1891)

Daniel Gould Fowle (March 3, 1831 – April 7, 1891) was the 46th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1889 until his death in 1891. He had served as a state superior court judge fr...

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Brig. General Alfred Moore Scales (CSA), Governor (1827 - 1892)

Alfred Moore Scales (November 26, 1827 – February 9, 1892) was a North Carolina state legislature, Confederate general in the American Civil War and the 45th Governor of the U.S. state of Nort...

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Thomas Jordan Jarvis, Governor, U.S. Senator (1836 - 1915)

Thomas Jordan Jarvis (January 18, 1836 – June 17, 1915) was the 44th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1879 to 1885. Jarvis later served as a U.S. Senator from 1894 to 1895, an...

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Curtis Hooks Brogden, Governor (1816 - 1901)

Curtis Hooks Brogden (November 6, 1816 – January 5, 1901) was the 42nd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1874 to 1877. He succeeded to the position after the death of Governor ...

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Gov. Todd Robinson Caldwell (1818 - 1874)

en.wikipedia... ; dewey fox.... Tod Robinson Caldwell (February 19, 1818 – July 11, 1874) was a lawyer and the 41st Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1871 to 1874. He was bor...

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Jonathan Worth, Governor (1802 - 1869)

) Jonathan Worth (November 18, 1802 – September 5, 1869) was the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1865 to 1868, during the early years of Reconstruction. Early life ...

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William Woods Holden, Governor (1818 - 1892)

William Woods Holden (November 24, 1818 – March 1, 1892) was the 38th and 40th Governor of North Carolina in 1865 and from 1868 to 1871. He was the leader of the state's Republican Party durin...

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Gov. Zebulon Baird Vance (CSA), US Senate & House (1830 - 1894)

Zebulon Baird Vance (May 13, 1830 – April 14, 1894) was a Confederate military officer in the American Civil War, the 37th and 43rd Governor of North Carolina, and U.S. Senator. A prodigious w...

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Henry Toole Clark, Governor (1808 - 1874)

Henry Toole Clark (February 7, 1808– April 14, 1874) was the 36th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1861 to 1862 during the American Civil War. Henry T. Clark was born to a...

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John Willis Ellis, Governor (1820 - 1861)

John Willis Ellis (November 23, 1820 – July 7, 1861) was the 35th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1859 to 1861. Ellis attended the University of North Carolina, studied l...

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Thomas Bragg, Gov., U.S. Senator, Attorney General CSA (1810 - 1872)

Thomas Bragg (November 9, 1810 – January 21, 1872) was a North Carolina politician and lawyer. During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate States Cabinet. He was the older brother of ge...

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Warren Winslow, Governor (1810 - 1862)

Warren Winslow (January 1, 1810 – August 16, 1862) was the 33rd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1854 to 1855. Winslow graduated from the University of North Carolina. Win...

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David Settle Reid, Governor, U.S. Senator (1813 - 1891)

David Settle Reid (April 19, 1813 – June 19, 1891) was the 32nd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1851 to 1854 and a U.S. Senator from December 1854 to March 1859. His uncle wa...

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Charles Manly, Governor MP (1795 - 1871)

Charles Manly (May 13, 1795 – May 1, 1871) was the 31st Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1849 to 1851, and the last member of his party to hold the office. After one two-year ...

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William Graham, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1804 - 1875)

en.wikipedia... ; bioguide.congress.gov... ; findagrave - see more pictures .... ; William Alexander Graham (1804-1875) also known as William A. Graham — of Orange County, N.C. Born near...

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John Motley Morehead, Governor (1796 - 1866)

-------------------- John Motley Morehead (July 4, 1796 – August 27, 1866) was the 29th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1841 to 1845. He is known as "the Father of Modern N...

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Edward Bishop Dudley, Governor (1789 - 1855)

Edward Bishop Dudley (December 15, 1789 – October 30, 1855) was the 28th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1836 to 1841. He served in the United States House of Representatives...

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Richard Dobbs Spaight, Jr., Governor MP (1796 - 1850)

Governor of N. Carolina, elected in 1835. Sources: profile picture source: . Richard Dobbs Spaight, Jr. (1796 – November 2, 1850) was the 27th Governor of the U.S. state of North...

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David Lowry Swain, Governor (1801 - 1868)

David Lowry Swain (January 4, 1801 – August 27, 1868) was the 26th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1832 to 1835. Biography Swain was born in Buncombe County, North Ca...

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Montfort Stokes, Governor, U.S. Senator (1762 - 1842)

Montfort Stokes (March 12, 1762 – November 4, 1842) was an American Democratic (originally Democratic-Republican) politician who served as U.S. Senator from 1816 to 1823, and the 25th Governor...

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John Owen, Governor (1787 - 1841)

) John Owen (August 1787 – 9 October 1841) was the 24th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1828 to 1830. Owen was born in Bladen County, North Carolina; he was the son of Th...

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James Iredell, Jr., Governor, U.S. Senator (1788 - 1853)

. James Iredell, Jr. (November 2, 1788 – April 13, 1853) was the 23rd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina between 1827 and 1828. Early life Iredell was born in Chowan County, Nort...

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Hutchins Gordon Burton, Governor (c.1782 - 1836)

Hutchins Gordon Burton (1774 or 1782 – 21 April 1836) was the 22nd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1824 to 1827. Some sources indicate that he was not affiliated with any par...

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Gabriel Holmes, Governor (1769 - 1829)

Gabriel Holmes was the 21st Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1821 to 1824. He was not affiliated with any party; a Representative from North Carolina; born near Clinton, Sampson Coun...

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Major Jesse Franklin, Governor, U.S. Senator (1760 - 1823)

DAR Ancestor #: A041753 . Married Meeky Perkins. Jesse Franklin (March 24, 1760 – August 31, 1823) was the Democratic-Republican U.S. senator from the U.S. state of North Carolina between 17...

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John Branch Jr., Governor, U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, Territorial Governor of Florida. MP (1782 - 1863)

John Branch, Jr. (November 4, 1782 – January 3, 1863) served as U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, the 19th Governor of the state of North Carolina, and was the sixth and last territorial go...

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William Hawkins, Governor MP (1777 - 1819)

) William Hawkins (October 20, 1777 – May 17, 1819) was the 17th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1811 to 1814. Hawkins was born in his family home, called Pleasant Hill, ...

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Col. Benjamin Smith (Cont. Army), Gov. (1756 - 1826)

) Benjamin Smith (January 10, 1756 – January 26, 1826) was the 16th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1810 to 1811. Biography Smith was born in Charles Town, South Caro...

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David Stone, Governor, U.S. Senator (1770 - 1818)

David Stone (17 February 1770 -- 7 October 1818) was the Democratic-Republican governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1808 to 1810. Both before and after his term as governor, he served as...

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Gov. Nathaniel Alexander, US Congress (1756 - 1808)

) Nathaniel Alexander (March 5, 1756 – March 7, 1808) was the 13th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1805 to 1807. Biography Alexander was born near Concord, North Caro...

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James Turner, Governor, U.S. Senator (1766 - 1824)

James Turner (December 20, 1766 – January 15, 1824) was the 12th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1802 to 1805. He later served as a U.S. senator between 1805 and 1816. Tu...

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Colonel Benjamin Williams (Contintental Army), Governor (1751 - 1814)

Benjamin Williams (1 January 1751 – 20 July 1814) was the 11th and 14th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina, from 1799 to 1802 and from 1807 to 1808. He was the first of two North Car...

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Gov. William Richardson Davie MP (1756 - 1820)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A030145 William Richardson Davie was a military officer, the tenth Governor of North Carolina, the fou...

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Samuel Swann Ashe, Governor (1725 - 1813)

Was the Anti-Federalist governor of the U.S. State of North Carolina from 1795 to 1798. Ashe was born in Beaufort, North Carolina. His father, John Baptista Ashe, and brother, John Ashe, both served ...

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Richard D.Spaight, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1758 - 1802)

Signer of the U.S. Constitution. SPAIGHT, Richard Dobbs, (father of Richard Dobbs Spaight, Jr., and grandfather of Richard Spaight Donnell), a Delegate and a Representative from North Carolina; bor...

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Samuel Johnston, Governor, U.S. Senator (1733 - 1816)

Samuel Johnston (December 15, 1733 – August 17, 1816) was an American planter, lawyer, and statesman from Chowan County, North Carolina. He represented North Carolina in both the Continental C...

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Colonel Alexander Martin (Continental Army), Governor, U.S. Senator MP (c.1738 - 1807)

Alexander Martin (1740 – November 10, 1807) was the fourth and seventh Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1782 to 1784 and from 1789 to 1792. Biography Martin was born i...

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Thomas Burke (c.1747 - 1783)

) Thomas Burke (c. 1747 – December 2, 1783) was an Irish physician, lawyer, and statesman who lived in Hillsborough, North Carolina. He represented North Carolina as a delegate to the Continen...

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Gov. Abner Nash (1740 - 1786)

FRANCIS and his brother Abner moved to Hillsborough (Halifax County NC) in late 1762 or early 1763. Francis invested in a merchantile store. He held , as did his brother Abner, many political offic...

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Richard Caswell, III, Prov. Gov. (1729 - 1789)

Richard Caswell Birth: 1729 Death: 1789 North Carolina Governor. Served as the Governor of North Carolina from 1776 to 1780, and 1785 to 1787. Also served as a Delegate to the Continental Congr...

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