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  • Gen. Landon C. Carter (1760 - 1800)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA  with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor # A020011 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
  • Col. (CSA), John Gilchrist Blue (1829 - 1889)
    Son of John and Effie Gilchrist Blue. John married Annie Marie Evans on December 21, 1854. John was a member of the Convention, which passed the Ordinance of Secession for North Carolina. After t...
  • Joseph Bacon Martin, III, PhD (1940 - 2006)
    Obituary: Joseph Bacon Martin III - Charlotte, NC -Joseph Bacon Martin III, Charlotte educator, leader and community conscience, died Saturday morning, July 1, at his second home at Lake Norman. He was...
  • James G. Martin, Governor
    James Grubbs Martin, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., December 11, 1935; graduated from Mt. Zion High School, Winnsboro, S.C., 1953; B.S., Davidson College...
  • Dr John Brevard Alexander (1834 - 1911)
    John Brevard Alexander, physician, historian, and churchman, was born in Lemley's Township, Mecklenburg County. Of Scotch-Irish ancestry, he was the son of Robert Davidson Alexander, grandson of Will...


Davidson College

Davidson College is a private liberal arts college in Davidson, North Carolina. The college has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars. In the past decade, Davidson has consistently been ranked among the best liberal arts colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Forbes ranked Davidson 22nd overall in their "America's Top Colleges" list in 2014, and 1st among southern colleges. Majors are offered in more than twenty fields; Davidson also offers several minors and self-designed interdisciplinary options.

Notable alumni