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D M Ausley

He was captain the Statesville Home Guard, which unit was called out to Charlotte in August 1919 to assist in enforcing order during a labor uprising.

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D. H. Collins

Commissioner in Greensboro NC

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D. J. Jordan

Professor at A & T in August 1917

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Dalton, Leonard Bernin

Born March 14, 1893, in McDowell County, North Carolina. Dalton was a laborer at Clinchfield Cotton Mill Company in Marion, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was subsequently inducted into the service in July 1918 and served with unassigned infantry at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, until honorably discharged in October 1919.

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Daniel Dunbibin

He was a colonial town commissioner in Wilmington.

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Daniel Earl

Also spelled Earle, he was the Anglican clergyman and missionary at St. Paul's Church in Edenton, North Carolina. He was also a leading fisherman and innovator in the shad and herring industry.  He passed away in 1790.

Daniel Ephraim Hollowell

Born October 6, 1857, in North Carolina. Hollowell was a farmer in Gates County, North Carolina.

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Daniel Harvey Hill, Jr.

Born January 15, 1859, at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. Hill was a long-time educator and administrator for what is now North Carolina State University. During World War I, he served as the chairman of the North Carolina Council of Defense.

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Daniel Hill

He signed a petition with other men from Johnston County to Arthur Dobbs requesting the governor appoint new captains for the company in Johnston County.

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Daniel Lenox Gore

Daniel Lenox Gore, born in Columbus County, North Carolina, on January 7, 1847. Gore was a prominent citizen of Wilmington, North Carolina, where he owned and operated a successful wholesale grocery business. In addition to his grocery business, Gore served as president or vice president of several regional banking and manufacturing firms.

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Daniel Moore

He was an owner of the vessel Sloop Jove.

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Daniel Pegram

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Daniel Pegram Jr.

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Daniel Webb

A British subordinate of Lord Loudoun, he served at the Battle of Fort William Henry.  Webb was later promoted to major-general and lieutenant general.  

Daniel Wilson Woodhouse

Born January 21, 1863, in Poplar Branch, North Carolina. Woodhouse was a merchant in Poplar Branch who served as the chairman of the Currituck County Exemption Board during World War I.

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David Absolom Stanton

Born May 24, 1859, in Level Creek (Randolph County), North Carolina. Stanton was a medical doctor and mayor of High Point from 1918 to 1921.

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David Andrew Troutman

Born August 25, 1865, in Lincoln County, North Carolina. For sixteen years Troutman served as county commissioner for Lincoln, occupying the chairmanship for part of that time. For thirty-five years, he was depot agent at the Seaboard Air Line's Iron Station.

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David Clark

Born May 15, 1877, in Raleigh, North Carolina. The son of Chief Justice Walter Clark, David Clark was a former cotton mill proprietor-turned-journalist who started his own journal, The Southern Textile Bulletin, in March 1911. Over the course of his career, Clark continued to grow his company such that by the time of his death in November 1955, he was lauded as a "nationally known publisher of semi-technical journals and leader in textile industry and Rotary International affairs.

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David Columbus Hardee

Born April 4, 1889, near Benson, North Carolina. Hardee was a machinist for T. G. Matthews when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was inducted into the service in April 1918 and served in the 313th Field Artillery and the 149th Field Artillery. Hardee saw overseas service with these units from May 1918 to April 1919. He was honorably discharged on May 13, 1919.

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David Dick Foote

Born on October 26, 1879, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Foote was forced to give up Vicksburg as his home in 1918 when he was, in his words, "exiled" from the town by a KKK-like group known as the "Vigilantes." As a result, Foote settled in Chicago, Illinois, where he ran his own dental practice for forty-nine years. He was a lifelong member of the NAACP. For the particulars of his encounter in Vicksburg, see "Mississippi: Then As Now," in The Crisis, March 1965, page 187.

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David Franklin Houston

Born February 17, 1886, in Monroe, North Carolina. Houston was an educator and author who is perhaps best remembered for his work as a cabinet official during the administration of President Woodrow Wilson. He first served as the secretary of agriculture (1913 to 1920) and later as secretary of the treasury (1920 to 1921).

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David H. Price

David H. Price, born on December 25, 1877, in North Carolina. Price was a barber who owned and operated his own business.

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David Hart

Alexander Mebane petitioned Arthur Dobbs for him to replace Robert Harper as a captain in the Orange County militia.

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David Haywood

Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, on August 4, 1873. From 1894 until his death in 1949, Haywood worked at the Executive Mansion, serving as butler and then chief butler to fourteen different North Carolina governors.

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David Henry Fuller

Born March 28, 1891, in Lumberton, North Carolina. During World War I, Fuller served as a commissioned officer in the headquarters company of the 136th Heavy Field Artillery and later as a captain in the Adjutant Generals' Department. While stationed at Camp Jackson in South Carolina in early 1918, Fuller was charged with the underwriting and promotional campaign of the war risk insurance program. He saw overseas service from July 1918 to March 1919 and was honorably discharged on January 14, 1920.

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David Herrin

He signed a petition with other men from Johnston County to Arthur Dobbs requesting the governor appoint new captains for the company in Johnston County.

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David Jordan Whichard

Born August 8, 1862, in Pitt County, North Carolina. Whichard was the editor of the Greenville Daily Reflector from 1885 until 1913, when he was appointed postmaster.

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David King Cherry

Born May 7, 1883, in Cremo, NC. Served overseas during war. Was captain in 367th Infantry. Honorably discharged Aug. 15, 1919. At A & T---A. B., Instructor in Mathematics, 1911.

David L. Goble

Born in Galveston, Texas, on April 16, 1866. Many years into a well-established career in electrical contracting, Goble was approached by long-time friend and labor union leader Samuel Gompers with an offer of a position as international organizer for the American Federation of Labor. During his seventeen years with the A. F. L., Goble travelled all over the country to attend to various labor disputes, making several stops across the state in support of union organizing in 1919.

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David Mitchel

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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David Parks

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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David Thomas Tayloe

Born February 22, 1864, near Townesville, Granville County, North Carolina. A longtime resident of Washington, North Carolina, Tayloe was a physician and surgeon who served on the Committee of American Physicians and guided the state's mobilization of medical resources during World War I.

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David W. Robinson, Sr.

Born in 1869 in Lincolnton, North Carolina. Robinson was an attorney in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Davis, Robert Rucker

Born November 3, 1890, in McDowell County, North Carolina. Davis was a farmer in the Crooked Creek Township of McDowell when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was subsequently inducted into the service in September 1918 and served with the 57th Pioneer Infantry and Supply Company 323 until honorably discharged in May 1919. He was deployed overseas from September 1918 to May 1919.

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Dean Stanley Crocker

Born September 5, 1894, in Seaboard, North Carolina. Crocker was a farmer in Northampton County when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. 

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Delap, Alexander Turner

Born August 4, 1861, in Midway (Davidson County), North Carolina. Delap served as sheriff of Davidson County from 1906 to 1912 and 1916 to 1918.

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Dempsey Spruill

Born February 28, 1838, in Nash County, North Carolina. Spruill was a Confederate veteran and farmer who served as sheriff for Washington County. 

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Demsey Sumner

He served under Captain John Sumner in the Chowan County Militia in 1754. He was also part of the representation of Merchants, Traders, and Planters in North Carolina.

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Dennis Wilson Graham

Dennis Wilson Graham, born in Proctorville, North Carolina, on June 14, 1896. Graham was a professional baseball player in 1921 and 1924 to 1930, playing for the Atlantic City Bacharach Giants and the Homestead Grays. At the time he registered for the draft--on June 5, 1918--he was playing semi-pro with the Havana Red Sox. He entered the Student Army Training Corps stationed at Shaw University on October 30, 1918. Just twelve days later, the armistice ending World War I took effect, and Graham was discharged from service as part of rapid demobilization efforts on December 20, 1918.

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Denzil Onslow

He served as paymaster of the Post Office and later became Commissioner of Stamp Duties.

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Devid Burch

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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Dewey Slay Hunt

Born August 18, 1899, in Durham County, North Carolina. Hunt was a student at the University of Virginia when the United States entered the First World War. He joined the university's Student Army Training Corps unit in October 1918 and was honorably discharged from the service in December. In the fall of 1919, Hunt joined a national guard unit known as the Durham Machine Gun Company. The following July, Hunt and his unit were sent to Alamance County by order of Gov. Thomas W. Bickett to protect three African American men from a lynch mob.

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Dexter C. Moore

Born February 10, 1888, in Sampson County, North Carolina. Moore was employed as a farmer for Mary F. P. Fearrington in Faison, North Carolina, when he registered for the World War I draft in June 1917.

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Donnell Everett Scott

Born March 3, 1887, in Graham, North Carolina. Scott was drafted into federal service from the national guard in August 1917 as a major for service during the First World War. He was subsequently promoted to lieutenant colonel (September 1918) and colonel (February 1919). His entire war service was spent with the 120th Infantry, and he saw combat at Ypres-Lys and the Meuse-Argonne. After serving overseas for close to a year, Scott returned stateside in April 1919 and received an honorable discharge in June. In July 1920, Scott (who was at that time commanding officer of the 1st Infantry, North Carolina National Guard) was witness to, and took an active role in putting down, an attempted lynching in his hometown of Graham, North Carolina.

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Dorcas Evelyn Trull Hill

Born December 10, 1860, in Union County, North Carolina. She married Walter Eli Hill in 1885.

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Dorman Stewart Smithson

Born April 22, 1892, in Alabama. Smithson was an employee of the Hardaway Contracting Company in Iredell County, North Carolina, when he was ordered to report for military service in September 1917, in support of America's mobilization for World War I. He subsequently argued for exemption from the draft, which status he formally received on October 17, 1917.

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Dorsey Ernest Phillips

Born February 8, 1874, in Hyattstown, Maryland. After serving in the United States Army with the 7th Regular Cavalry (May 1893 to May 1898), Phillips went on to become a special agent for the Bureau of Investigation, the precursor to the modern-day FBI. Phillips began investigative operations in North Carolina in the spring of 1917 and was formally assigned to institute a Wilmington headquarters in November 1917. After accusing Gov. Thomas W. Bickett of improperly intervening in the draft for World War I, he was reassigned to an office in Jacksonville, Florida, in September 1918.

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Doughton, Robert Lee

Born November 7, 1863, in Laurel Springs, North Carolina. Doughton was a Democratic member of the House of Representatives, representing the Eighth Congressional District of North Carolina from 1911 to 1953.

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