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John Pool, U.S. Senator (1826 - 1884)

John Pool (June 16, 1826 – August 16, 1884) was a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of North Carolina between 1868 and 1873. He was also the uncle of Congressman Walter Freshwater Pool. ...

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Richard Burr, U.S. Senator MP

Richard Mauze Burr (born November 30, 1955) is the senior United States Senator from North Carolina and has served since 2005. famous cousin Burr's father, a minister, said that Burr is a 12th cous...

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Alton A. Lennon, U.S. Senator (1906 - 1986)

Alton Asa Lennon (August 17, 1906 – December 28, 1986) of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., was a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1953 and 1954, and later,...

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Lee S. Overman, U.S. Senator (1854 - 1930)

Lee Slater Overman (January 3, 1854 – December 12, 1930) was a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1903 and 1930. He was the first US Senator to be elected by popu...

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Willis Smith, U.S. Senator (1887 - 1953)

Willis Smith (December 19, 1887 – June 26, 1953) was a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1950 and 1953. Early life and education Born in Norfolk Virginia, he...

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James T. Broyhill, U.S. Senator MP

James Thomas "Jim" Broyhill (born August 19, 1927) is a Republican former U.S. Representative and Senator from the state of North Carolina. He represented much of the Foothills region of the state in...

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Robert Rice Reynolds, U.S. Senator (1884 - 1963)

Robert Rice Reynolds (June 18, 1884 – February 13, 1963) was a Democratic U.S. senator from North Carolina between 1932 and 1945. Almost from the outset of his Senate career, "Our Bob," as he ...

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Jeter C. Pritchard, U.S. Senator (1857 - 1921)

Jeter Connelly Pritchard (July 12, 1857 – April 10, 1921) was a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of North Carolina between 1895 and 1903. He was the only Republican to represent a southe...

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Augustus S. Merrimon, U.S. Senator (1830 - 1892)

Augustus Summerfield Merrimon (September 15, 1830 – November 14, 1892) was a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1873 and 1879. An attorney from Buncombe County,...

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Asa Biggs, US Congress (1811 - 1878)

Asa Biggs (February 4, 1811 – March 6, 1878) was a North Carolina politician who held a number of positions. He was a U.S. Representative, a U.S. Senator, and federal judge. Biggs was born i...

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William Henry Haywood, Jr., U.S. Senator (1801 - 1852)

. William Henry Haywood, Jr. (October 23, 1801 – October 7, 1852) was a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1843 and 1846. Born in Raleigh, North Carolina to a p...

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Kay Hagan, U.S. Senator MP

Janet Kay Ruthven Hagan (/ˈheɪɡən/; born May 26, 1953) is the junior United States Senator from North Carolina, in office since January 2009. Previously she served in the ...

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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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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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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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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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Gov. Thomas Jordan Jarvis, US 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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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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Frank Porter Graham, U.S. Senator (1886 - 1972)

Frank Porter Graham (October 14, 1886 – February 16, 1972) was a president of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and, for a brief period, United States Senator. Early life ...

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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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Sen. & Col. Benjamin Hawkins MP (1754 - 1816)

Aide-de-camp to Gen. Geo. Washington Benjamin Hawkins (1754–1818) was an American farmer, statesman, and Indian agent from North Carolina. He was born 15 Aug 1754 in Bute County North Carolina...

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Jesse Helms, U.S. Senator MP (1921 - 2008)

Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr. (October 18, 1921 – July 4, 2008) was a five-term Republican United States Senator from North Carolina who served as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committ...

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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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Josiah W. Bailey, U.S. Senator (1873 - 1946)

Josiah William Bailey (September 14, 1873 – December 15, 1946) was a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1931 and 1946. Born in Warrenton, NC, he grew up in Raleig...

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Furnifold M. Simmons, U.S. Senator (1854 - 1940)

Furnifold McLendel Simmons (January 20, 1854 – April 30, 1940) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1887 to March 3, 1889 and U.S. senator from t...

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Brevet Brig General Joseph Carter Abbott (USA), U.S. Senator (1825 - 1881)

Joseph Carter Abbott (July 15, 1825 – October 8, 1881) was a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War who was awarded the grade of brevet brigadier general of volunteers and a Republic...

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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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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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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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Sam Ervin, U.S. Senator (Chair of the Senate Watergate Committee) (1896 - 1985)

Samuel James "Sam" Ervin Jr. (September 27, 1896 – April 23, 1985) was a Democratic Senator from North Carolina from 1954 until 1974. A native of Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina, he li...

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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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Gen. Thomas L. Clingman, US Congress (C.S.A.) (1812 - 1897)

Thomas Lanier Clingman (July 27, 1812 – November 3, 1897), known as the "Prince of Politicians," was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from 1843 to 1845 and fro...

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George E. Badger, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy MP (1795 - 1866)

George Edmund Badger (April 17, 1795 – May 11, 1866) was a Whig U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina. Badger was born on April 17, 1795 in New Bern, North Carolina. Following a pa...

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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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Robert Strange, U.S. Senator (1796 - 1854)

Robert Strange (September 20, 1796 – February 19, 1854) was a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1836 and 1840. Strange was born in Manchester, Virginia. He a...

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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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Nathaniel Macon, U.S. Senator, Speaker of the House MP (1757 - 1837)

Nathaniel Macon (December 17, 1757 – June 29, 1837 )was a spokesman for the Old Republican faction of the Democratic-Republican Party that wanted to strictly limit the United States federal gove...

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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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Timothy Bloodworth, US Senate & Congress MP (1736 - 1814)

Timothy Bloodworth (1736 – August 24, 1814) was an American teacher and statesman from North Carolina. Parents: Timothy Bloodworth 1686-1749 and Margaret Evans b. 1715, second wife of Timothy ...

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Marion Butler, U.S. Senator (1863 - 1938)

Marion Butler (May 20, 1863 – June 3, 1938) was a Populist U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1895 and 1901. Early life Butler was born in rural Sampson County, Nort...

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Brig. General Matt Whitaker Ransom (CSA), U.S.Senator MP (1826 - 1904)

Matt Whitaker Ransom (October 8, 1826 – October 8, 1904) was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Caroli...

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Thomas Bragg, U.S. Senator (1810 - 1872)

Thomas Bragg (November 9, 1810 – January 21, 1872) was a politician and lawyer who served as the 34th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1855 through 1859. During the Civil War,...

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Willie P. Mangum, U.S. Senator (1792 - 1861)

1850 census noted the Senator owned $3000 in real estate. The 1860 census noted Senator Mangum was a Farmer with $12,000 in property. "A Representative and a Senator from North Carolina; born near ...

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Bedford Brown, US Senator (1769 - 1818)

When was he born? 1795 or 1769? Bedford Brown was born in what now is Locust Hill Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. His parents were Jethro Brown and Lucy Williamson Brown. After attend...

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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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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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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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