Oliver Max Gardner papers, 1892-1966.
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Broughton, J. Melville (Joseph Melville), 1888-1949
Joseph Melville Broughton Jr. (1888–1949) was the 60th Governor of North Carolina from 1941 to 1945. He later briefly served as a United States Senator from January 3, 1949 until his death in office approximately two months later. Broughton graduated from Wake Forest College, in 1910 and taught school in Bunn, North Carolina, (1910-1912). He earned a law degree from Harvard University, in 1913, was admitted to the bar in 1914 and commenced to practice in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was a memb...
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as the 34th vice president in early 1945. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO to contain communist expansion. He proposed numerous liberal domestic reforms, but few were enacted by the Conservative Coalition that dominated Congres...
United States. Supreme Court
Supreme Court of the United States, final court of appeal and final expositor of the Constitution of the United States. Within the framework of litigation, the Supreme Court marks the boundaries of authority between state and nation, state and state, and government and citizen. Scope And Jurisdiction The Supreme Court was created by the Constitutional Convention of 1787 as the head of a federal court system, though it was not formally established until Congress passed the Judiciary Act in 17...
Gill, Edwin M. (Edwin Maurice), 1899-1978
Edwin Maurice Gill was born in Laurinburg, N.C., 20 July 1899. He served in the General Assembly in 1929 and 1931 and was private secretary to Governor O. Max Gardner, 1931-1933. He was Commissioner of Paroles, 1933-1942; Commissioner of Revenue, 1942-1949; and Collector of Internal Revenue, 1950-1953. He was elected State Treasurer in 1953, an office he held until his retirement in 1977. From the description of Edwin M. Gill papers, 1935-1978 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 253007...
Griffin, Isaac Cebern, b. 1873.
George, Walter F. (Walter Franklin), 1878-1959
Walter Franklin George was born on a farm near Preston, Webster County, Georgia on 29 January 1878. He graduated from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, in 1900 and from its law department in 1901. He was admitted to the bar in 1901 and commenced practice in Vienna, Georgia . He served as Solicitor General of the Cordele judicial circuit 1907-1912 and Judge of the Superior Court 1912-1917. From that bench he was elevated to Judge of the Court of Appeals of Georgia from January to October 1917. H...
Bailey, Josiah William, 1873-1946
Public official and political leader. From the description of Josiah William Bailey papers, 1833-1967; (bulk 1930-1946). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19106021 1873 Josiah William Bailey born, September 14; Warrenton, N.C. 1877 Bailey's father, Christopher Thomas Bailey, appointed editor of the Biblical Recorder; family moves ...
United States. Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion
Maxwell, A. J. (Allen Jay), 1873-1946
Allen Jay Maxwell was born January 24, 1873 in Duplin County, N.C. He held a position on the "Goldsboro Argus" and was editor of the "Columbus County News" in Whiteville and of the "Anglo Saxon" in Rockingham before being appointed to a clerkship in the Corporation Commission in 1910. He served as the commissioner of revenue (1929-1942), chairman of the State Tax Commission (1927-1932), member of the Local Government Commission (1931-1942), member of the Constitutional Commission (1931-1932), pr...
Weathers, Lee Beam, 1886-1958
Ramsey, D. Hiden (Darley Hiden), 1891-1966
Darley Hiden Ramsey of Asheville, N.C., was a newspaper editor, public speaker, city and state official, member of educational boards, writer, and sportsman. From the description of D. Hiden Ramsey papers, 1877-1966. WorldCat record id: 25507463 Darley Hiden Ramsey, son of Simeon Clay and Lucy (Pinckard) Ramsey, was born in Gretna, Va., in 1891. In 1903, his family moved to Asheville, N.C., to the same neighborhood as Thomas Wolfe. Ramsey received two degrees fr...
Morrison, Cameron, 1869-1953
North Carolina State University
Currently, there are 24 University Standing Committees. Members of each of the University Standing Committees are appointed by the chancellor at the beginning of each academic year. The Committee on Committees provides the chancellor with recommendations concerning the composition and charge for each committee, its chair, and its faculty, staff, and student members. These recommendations are in part based on voluntary expressed preferences, on a general principle of rotation, and, whenever appro...
Woodruff, Robert Winship
Robert Winship Woodruff (1889-1985), business leader and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Georgia, the son of Ernest and Emily (Winship) Woodruff. He married Nell Hodgson of Athens, Georgia. In 1912, he joined his father's business, Atlantic Ice and Coal Company, serving as the purchasing agent until he joined the White Motor Company. At White Motor, he ascended to vice-president and general manager and when White died in 1929, Woodruff became president of the company. In the meantime his f...
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...
Truman, Bess Wallace, 1885-1982
Elizabeth Virginia “Bess” Truman was the wife of Harry S. Truman and First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953. She served as her husband’s secretary and was known for often voicing her opinions. Whistle-stopping in 1948, President Harry Truman often ended his campaign talk by introducing his wife as “the Boss” and his daughter, Margaret, as “the Boss’s Boss,” and they smiled and waved as the train picked up steam. The sight of that close-knit family gallantly fighting against such lo...
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Stevens, Robert J., 1952-
Webb, James E. (James Edwin), 1906-
Government official and businessman. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to Mattie U. Russell, 1976 Sept. 22. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 26997249 James Edwin Webb (1906-1992), lawyer and government official, was the Director of the Bureau of the Budget from 1946 to 1949, Under Secretary of State from 1949 to 1952, and Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 1961 to 1968. From the description of We...
Gardner, Oliver Max, 1882-1947
Oliver Max Gardner (1882-1947), lawyer of Shelby, N.C., and Washington, D.C.; state senator, 1910-1915, lieutenant governor, 1916-1920, and governor, 1929-1933, of North Carolina. He married Fay Webb (1885-1969), who was active in the Democratic Party and in women's organizations. From the description of Oliver Max Gardner papers, 1892-1966. WorldCat record id: 26319533 Democrat Oliver Max Gardner, Sr. (1882-1947) was a legislator, lieutenant governor (1916) and governor of ...
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kendall, Henry Wiseman, 1897-1968.
Hanes, John W. (John Wesley), 1892-1987
Webb, E. Y. (Edwin Yates), 1872-1955
Edwin Yates Webb of Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C., a lawyer, was Democratic Party United States Representative for the Ninth North Carolina District (Burke, Cleveland, Catawba, Lincoln, Gaston, and Mecklenburg counties), 1903-1919, and United States judge for the Western District of North Carolina, 1919-1948. From the description of E. Y. Webb papers, 1901-1955 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 27183734 ...
Steamfitter and union member. From the description of Interview, 10 Nov 1974. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 145583219 ...
Scott, William Kerr, 1896-1958
Hoey, Clyde Roark, 1877-1954
U.S. senator and governor of North Carolina. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1938. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122381802 U.S. Senator and governor of North Carolina, from Shelby (Cleveland Co.), N.C. From the description of Papers, 1943-1954; (bulk 1944-1954). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19642850 From the description of Papers, 1942-1995 ; (bulk 1944-1954). (Duke Universit...
Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948
Josephus Daniels, son of Josephus and Mary (Cleves) Daniels, was born in Washington, North Carolina, May 18, 1862. He attended the Wilson Collegiate Institute. On May 2, 1888, he married Addie W. Bagley. At the age of eighteen, he was editor of the "Wilson Advance"; admitted to the bar in 1885; state printer for North Carolina, 1887-1893; chief clerk, Department of the Interior, 1893-1895; editor of the "Raleigh State Chronicle", 1885; editor of the "Raleigh State News and Observer", 1894-1919; ...
Burgess, Cale K., 1891-1961
Cleveland Cloth Mills (Shelby, N.C.)
McLean, Angus Wilton, 1870-1935
Angus Wilton McLean of Lumberton, N.C., was a lawyer, banker, and active Democrat. He served as a director of the U. S. War Finance Corporation, 1918-1920; assistant U.S. secretary of the treasury, 1920- 1921; and as governor of North Carolina, 1925-1929. From the description of Angus Wilton McLean papers, 1910-1933 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 27183595 Angus Wilton McLean of Lumberton, N.C., was a lawyer, banker, and active Democrat. He served as a director of the Unit...
Warren, Lindsay C. (Lindsay Carter), 1889-1976
Warren, of Washington, N.C., was a lawyer, legislator, active Democrat, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from North Carolina's 1st District, 1925-1940, and comptroller general of the United States, 1940-1945. From the description of Lindsay C. Warren papers, 1916-1968 (bulk 1924-1954). WorldCat record id: 26319546 ...
Anthony, Graham Hudson.
Friday, William C. (William Clyde)
William Clyde Friday was born in 1920 in Raphine, Va., and grew up in Dallas, Gaston County, N.C. He graduated from the Law School of the University of North Carolina in 1948, after which he served as assistant dean of students and was named assistant to University President Gordon Gray in 1951. Friday was appointed secretary of the University in 1955, named acting president of the Consolidated University of North Carolina (North Carolina State College (Raleigh), the University of North Carolina...
Morrison, Fred W. (Fred Wilson), 1890-1985
Parker, John Johnston, 1885-1958
John Johnston Parker (1885-1958) of Charlotte, N.C., was a judge in the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit from 1925 to 1958. From the description of John Johnston Parker papers, 1920-1956. WorldCat record id: 25327598 Parker of North Carolina, judge of the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1925-1958, served as an alternate judge in the Nuremberg trial of major German war criminals in 1945-1946. From the description of Records of Nuremberg tri...
Miller, Julian S. (Julian Sidney), 1886-1946
Winborne, John Wallace, 1884-1966
John Wallace Winborne (1884-1966) was a graduate of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., and a justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, 1937-1962, including serving as chief justice, 1956-1962. From the description of John Wallace Winborne photographic collection, 1900-1960s. WorldCat record id: 43034502 John Wallace Winborne (1884-1966), was a graduate of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and a justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court....
Leonard, Russell, 1906-
Graham, Frank Porter, 1886-1972
President of the University of North Carolina; U.S. senator for North Carolina. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1943-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619645 Educator, government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Frank Porter Graham : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376749 University president. From the...
Rogers, George F.
George Rogers was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in 1933. He attended Providence College and was both a teacher and a legislator by profession. Early in his legislative career he was a member of various community organizations including the Knights of Columbus, the Mattapoisett Land Trust, the New Bedford Area Center for Human Services, the Center for Portuguese-Speaking World at Southern Massachusetts University, the North End Community Center and the New Bedford Council on Aging. During h...
Bost, William Thomas, 1878-1951
Gardner, Fay Webb, 1885-1969
Ackland Art Museum.
The University of North Carolina's first art museum, established in 1937, was located in Person Hall and known as the Person Hall Art Gallery. In 1958 a new building was completed with funds from the bequest of William Hayes Ackland. The museum then moved and was renamed the William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center; in 1979 its name changed again, to the Ackland Art Museum. The museum was part of the Dept. of Art, and the department chairman served as its Director, until 1974, when the museum b...
Democratic Party (N.C.)
During the 1960 election, the North Carolina Democratic Party was led by Bert L. Bennett, state executive committee chairman, and operated out of headquarters in Raleigh, N.C. Democratic candidates for whom the state party campaigned in 1960 included John F. Kennedy for President of the United States and Terry Sandford for Governor of North Carolina. From the guide to the Democratic Party Campaign Headquarters Records, ., 1960, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. S...
Gossett, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Brown), 1884-1951
McPherson, Holt, 1906-
Holt McPherson, editor of the High Point Enterprise, was born in High Point, N.C., in 1906. In 1928, McPherson graduated from the University of North Carolina with a BA in journalism. When he became editor of the "High Point Enterprise" in 1930 at age 24, McPherson was the youngest editor of a daily newspaper in North Carolina. He served as editor 1930-1937 and 1952-1972. He also served as an editor in the Fort Lauderdale bureau of the "Miami Herald," 1937-1941, and editor of the "Shelby Daily S...
Umstead, William Bradley, 1895-1954
William Bradley Umstead of Durham, N.C., served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina, 1932-1938; as a United States senator, 1946-1948; and as governor of North Carolina, 1952-1954. From the description of William Bradley and Merle Davis Umstead papers, 1863-1978 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 26243142 William Bradley Umstead William Bradley Umstead served North Carolina as a United States representative, a...
Hanes, Robert March, 1890-1959
Robert March Hanes (1890-1959) was a North Carolina banker, legislator, government official, and business and civic leader. From the description of Robert March Hanes papers, 1908-1919 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 36004778 Robert March Hanes (1890-1959) was a North Carolina banker, legislator, government official, and business and civic leader. For biographical information, see T. Harry Gatton's essay on Robert March Hanes in the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, ...
Mull, Odus M.