Grimes, J. Bryan (John Bryan), 1868-1923

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Dates:
Birth 1868
Death 1923

Biographical notes:

John Bryan Grimes grew up on the plantation, Grimesland, in Pitt County, N.C. An active farmer, he served as president of the North Carolina Tobacco Growers Association and in 1899 was appointed to the North Carolina Board of Agriculture. He held the position of North Carolina Secretary of State from 1901 until his death in 1923.

From the description of J. Bryan Grimes papers, 1760-1935 (bulk 1880-1935) [manuscript]. (East Carolina University). WorldCat record id: 276760907

J. Bryan Grimes of Pitt County, N.C., was a conservative leader of the Farmers' Alliance, the Grange, and other agricultural organizations; managed the family farms in Pitt and Beaufort counties; and was North Carolina secretary of state, 1900-1923.

From the description of J. Bryan Grimes papers, 1712-1924. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24864349

J. Bryan Grimes (1868-1923) of Pitt County, N.C., was North Carolina secretary of state, 1900-1923. He also managed the family farms in Pitt and Beaufort counties; was a conservative leader in the Farmers Alliance, State Grange, and other agricultural organizations. He was a trustee of the University of North Carolina and chairman of the North Carolina Historical Commission.

He was married to Mary Octavia Laughinghouse and after her death he married Elizabeth F. Laughinghouse.

From the guide to the J. Bryan Grimes Papers, 1712-1924, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

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Subjects:

  • Public schools
  • Agriculture
  • Potatoes
  • Families--Social life and customs
  • Political campaigns--History--20th century
  • Family farms
  • Plantations
  • Tobacco
  • Cotton

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Places:

  • Europe (as recorded)
  • North Carolina--Pitt County (as recorded)
  • Washington (N.C.) (as recorded)
  • North Carolina--Grimesland (as recorded)
  • Avon Plantation (Pitt County, N.C.) (as recorded)
  • Pitt County (N.C.) (as recorded)
  • North Carolina (as recorded)
  • North Carolina (as recorded)
  • North Carolina--Pitt County (as recorded)