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E. G. Harris

Principal of the African American school in Badin NC in Dec 1919

E. T. Scarborough

Chairman of Wake County Commissioners

Eddie Lee Shoe

Born March 11, 1881, in Alamance County, North Carolina. Shoe was a lifelong textile employee. In 1920, he provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County.

Edward Bacon
Edward Boscawen
Edward Braddock
Edward Francis Lovill

Government attorney during WWI from Boone, NC,

Edward Franklin Rollins

Edward Franklin Rollins, born on March 6, 1876, in Holly Springs, North Carolina. Rollins was widely known throughout A. M. E. Zion circles as "the Blind Preacher;" when he was just five years old, Rollins was accidentally shot in the head by another boy, the bullet severely damaging both eyes and resulting in a loss of sight. Despite the injury, Rollins determined at the age of twelve that he would pursue a career in ministry and set a course to achieve his goal. In 1893, he graduated from the Institution for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind and completed his religious training under Bishop Cicero R. Harris in Wilmington, North Carolina. Rollins served as pastor for a variety of Eastern North Carolina circuits, including a five-year assignment at the Metropolitan A. M. E. Zion Church.

Edward Hull Crump, Sr.

Born October 2, 1874, in Marshall County, Mississippi. A Democrat, Crump was mayor of Memphis (1910 to 1915) and later trustee for Shelby County, Tennessee. In 1931, he was elected to the United States Congress.

Edward McKnight Brawley

Born March 18, 1851, in Charleston, South Carolina. Brawley began his education at Howard University in Washington, D.C., but later transferred to Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, becoming Bucknell's first African American student. Upon his graduation in 1875, Brawley became an ordained minister of the Baptist church. From 1912 to 1920, Brawley pastored the White Rock Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina.

Edward Ray Crouch

Born on September 14, 1903, in Hickory, North Carolina. An epileptic, Crouch spent several weeks at the state insane asylum in Raleigh for care before being taken back home by his father in October 1919. Subsequent letters from Hickory citizens to Governor Thomas W. Bickett complained about improper treatment of Crouch and demanded an investigation. Blame for the poor conditions at the asylum was placed squarely on a lack of appropriate funding. Crouch died from his condition on January 19, 1920. He was just sixteen.

Edward Roach

African American man lynched by mob in Roxboro, North Carolina, in July 1920

Edward Robert Bostic

Edward Robert Bostic, born in South Carolina on September 27, 1883. Bostic was for many years a clerk for the United States Postal Service.

Edward Sanders Parker

Born March 1, 1871, in Graham, North Carolina. Parker served as mayor of Graham for several terms and later was Alamance County's attorney. During a sexual assault investigation in July 1920, in which three black men stood accused, Parker was the investigating attorney.

Edward Walter Miller

Born June 5, 1886, in Asheville, North Carolina. A lifelong resident of Asheville, Miller was a bricklayer and a member of the masons and the Colored Knights of Pythias.

Edwin Courtland Dinwiddie

Born September 29, 1867, in Springfield, Ohio. Dinwiddie was a minister who served as legislative superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League. His work was influential in the fight for securing the passage of the 18th amendment to the U. S. Constitution (known generally as the prohibition amendment), which outlawed alcohol throughout the nation.

Edwin Thomas Cansler

Born in McDowell County, North Carolina, on February 18, 1866. Cansler was for many decades a prominent and successful attorney in Charlotte, North Carolina. During World War I, Cansler served as a member of the draft exemption board for the western district of North Carolina.

Edwin Toomer Huggins

Born March 16, 1872, in Wilmington, North Carolina. Huggins was a clerk for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad who helped lead a movement to combat profiteering and overinflation of food, clothing, and housing in post-war (World War I) Wilmington.

Eli Alexander Osborne

Born January 21, 1871, in Union County, North Carolina. Osborne was the secretary and treasurer of the D. B. Morrison Co., a manufacturer of yellow pine lumber in Morriston, Florida.

Elijah Lee Henderson

Born May 16, 1876, in Alamance County, North Carolina. Henderson was superintendent of the Piedmont E & R Co. power station and later general manager of the Graham Water Co., both in Graham, North Carolina. In 1920, he provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County.

Elwood Mead

Born January 16, 1858, in Patriot, Indiana. Mead was an engineer, educator, and civil servant, being variously connected throughout his career with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Colorado State Engineer's Office, the U. S. Department of Agriculture, among others.

Enoch Hall

He was Chief Justice of North Carolina.  Hall replaced Peter Henley in May 1755.

Enoch Herbert Crowder Person
Eric Oswald Shelton

Born May 24, 1886, in Stokes County, North Carolina. Shelton was sheriff of Stokes County in 1920.

Ernestine N. Booker Olive Hutchinson

Born January 17, 1867, in Wake County, North Carolina. Ernestine was an educator at various public schools in Wake County as well as the State School for the Blind. In January 1920, she was accused of physically assaulting a blind student, fifteen-year-old Annie Gentry. She married James Houston Booker in 1908; he died in 1916. She next married Rev. James Hinton Hutchinson in 1921; he died in 1929.

Ezekiel Ezra Smith

Born May 23, 1852, in Faison, North Carolina. A Shaw University graduate, Smith was a lifelong educator. In 1883, he became head of the Fayetteville State Normal School (now Fayetteville State University). He was additionally a member of the national guard and a Baptist minister.