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Allen, Arch Turner
by Willard, George-Anne. Arch Turner Allen, educator, writer, and North Carolina state superintendent of public instruction at the beginning of the Great Depression, was born in Hiddenite, the sixth of seven children of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Barringer, Daniel Moreau, Jr.
by Powell, William S. Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr., lawyer, sportsman, mineralogist, consulting engineer, and geologist, the son of Elizabeth Wethered, of Baltimore, and Daniel Moreau Barringer, was born in Raleigh. He [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Beal, Helen Marjorie
by Oesen, Elaine Von. Helen Marjorie Beal, librarian, was born in Oneida, N.Y., the daughter of Joseph and Helen Clark Beal. She attended Syracuse University and was graduated from the Carnegie Institute Library School, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Beddingfield, Eugene Crocker
by Steelman, Lala Carr. Eugene Crocker Beddingfield, farmer, legislator, and railroad commissioner, was born in Wake County to Alexander Hanson and Palmyra La Fayette Chappell Beddingfield. His mother's original ancestor in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bledsoe, Moses Andrew
by Gainor, Samuel M. Moses Andrew Bledsoe, state representative and state senator, was born in Franklin County of English ancestry. His father was Aaron Bledsoe, farmer; his mother was Elizabeth Radford. Reared on land [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Branch, Douglas McKinley
by Woodard, John R., Jr. Douglas McKinley Branch, Baptist minister and general secretary-treasurer of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention, was born in the Mount Moriah community of Wake County and was the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brazier, Robert H. B.
by Stevenson, George. Robert H. B. Brazier, cartographer and civil engineer, was born of unknown parentage in Great Britain, where he received his professional training under John Rennie (1761–1821), the Scottish civil [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brewer, John Bruce
by Taylor, R. Hargus. John Bruce Brewer, pioneer in the field of higher education for women, was born in Wake Forest, the oldest of ten children born to John Marchant and Ann Eliza Wait Brewer. John Marchant Brewer, a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bridgers, Ann Preston
by Bridgers, H. C., Jr. Ann Preston Bridgers, teacher and actress, was born in Raleigh. During most of her childhood she lived in Adrian, Ga., with her parents, Annie Preston Cain of Hillsborough and Robert Rufus Bridgers, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Busbee, Juliana Royster
by Troxler, George W. Juliana Royster Busbee, promoter of pottery, was the daughter of William Burt and Julia Tutt Royster of Raleigh. She attended St. Mary's Junior College for two sessions and studied photography under [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cameron, Paul Carrington
by Sanders, Charles Richard. Paul Carrington Cameron, planter, agricultural reformer, railway and road builder, and friend of education, was born at Stagville, the home of his grandfather, Richard Bennehan. Son of Duncan and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Camp, Cordelia
by Stephens, George Myers. Cordelia Camp, teacher and writer, was born north of Rutherfordton, the daughter of Merritt Rickman and Letitia Morrow Camp. From her neighborhood one-room school she began teaching in McDowell [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carlyle, John Bethune, Jr.
by Fuqua, L. W. John Bethune Carlyle, Jr., physician, was born in Wake Forest, the son of Professor John B. and Dora Virginia Dunn Carlyle. Young Carlyle was graduated from Wake Forest High School and received his [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Chamberlain, G. Hope Summerell
by Knapp, Sharon E. G. Hope Summerell Chamberlain, author, artist, clubwoman, house counselor at Duke University, and civic worker, was born in Salisbury. Although Mrs. Chamberlain did not use her first name, the first [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clarke, Mary Bayard Devereux
by Crabtree, Beth G. Mary Bayard Devereux Clarke, author and editor, was born in Raleigh, the daughter of Thomas Pollock and Catherine Anne Johnson Devereux. Her illustrious ancestors included the New England divines [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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