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J W Barineau

He was a first lieutenant in the Lincoln Home Guard Company, which unit was called out to Charlotte in August 1919 to assist in enforcing order during a labor uprising.

J. A. Groves

Secretary of the Wiscassett Mill in Albemarle, North Carolina. He also served as the town's mayor for a time.

J. A. McCormick

Commissioner of Pembroke in April 1919

J. B. Brown Person
J. B. Gerringer

Interrogated by solicitor Samuel M. Gattis following the lynching of an African American man named John Jeffress in Graham, North Carolina, in August 1920.

J. C. Milton

Resident of Goldsboro NC in July 1919

J. C. Pritchard

Resident of Asheville in July 1919

J. E. Aggrey

Secretary of the Western NC conference of the AME Zion Church, convened Dec 1, 1918

J. H. Bias

Faculty or student of Shaw U Summer School in 1919

J. H. Moseley

Rev. in the AME Zion Church

J. H. Tucker

A gentleman form Petersburg, Virginia, who gave an annual report of the work of the YMCA to an audience at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical in Greensboro.

J. J. Bernard

Commissioner in Wake County in Nov 1918

J. N. Mills

African American doctor in Durham NC in 1919

J. O. Jones

Passenger agent for railroad co in Dec 1918

J. T. Threadgill

Student at A & T, Junior Class in 1916-1917, from Anson Co NC

J. W. Jones

Born October 26, 1863, in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. A graduate of Shaw University and Leonard Medical School, Jones was an influential African American physician in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. For seventeen years, he was Grand Chancellor of Colored Knights of Pythias.

J. W. Waddell

President of the Fayetteville branch of the NAACP in July 1919

Jake F. Newell

Born February 15, 1869, in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Newell was a prominent attorney in Charlotte, North Carolina.

James A. Bonner

Born circa 1866 in Petersburg, Virginia. Bonner was a minister in Wilmington, North Carolina.

James A. Lucas

James A. Lucas, born circa 1874 in Beaufort County, North Carolina. Lucas was a porter for the Walter Credle & Co., a grocer in Washington, North Carolina.

James A. Ray

Born August 23, 1872, in Alamance County, North Carolina. Ray was one of a group of citizens who attempted to assault the jail in Alamance County on the night of July 19, 1920, with the intention of lynching an African American man suspected of sexual assault. Emerging from a cornfield surrounding the jail and failing to heed the repeated warnings of "stop", Ray was killed and several others were wounded when members of the Durham Machine Gun Company opened fire.

James Abercromby Person
James Adolph Long

Born January 17, 1880, in Alamance County, North Carolina. He name more popularly appears as "James Dolph Long" or "J. Dolph Long." Long was an attorney who practice primarily in Graham and Burlington.

James Alexander Hartness

Born July 28, 1863, near Statesville, North Carolina. Hartness served as the clerk of the Superior Court for Iredell County from 1898 to 1928. He also served as a state senator (1897) and as North Carolina Secretary of State from 1928 to 1933.

James Archibald Clarke

Born March 2, 1880, in North Carolina. Clarke was a minister and for a time was pastor of the First Baptist Church in High Point, North Carolina.

James Baxter Cole

Born July 5, 1897, in North Carolina. During World War I, Cole served overseas from September 1918 to July 1919 with the Quartermaster Corps. He was honorably discharged on July 28, 1919, with the rank of sergeant. That fall, he joined a militia unit, the Durham Machine Gun Company, for which organization he served as lieutenant. In July 1920, he and his unit successfully protected the lives of three African American prisoners from an angry lynch mob in Alamance County, North Carolina.

James Benson Dudley

Born November 2, 1859, in Wilmington, North Carolina. Dudley served as president of what is now North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University from 1896 to 1925.

James E. Marshall

Resident of Lexington, NC in 1919

James Edward Cooper

James Edward Cooper, born on May 8, 1874, in Williamston, North Carolina. Cooper was a tinner for the W. C. Mallison & Son, a hardware and tinner company in Washington, North Carolina.

James Edward Shepard

James Edward Shepard, born in Raleigh, North Carolina, on November 3, 1875. A leading advocate for black education in North Carolina, Shepard is best known for the founding of North Carolina Central University. He served as the institution's president from 1910 until his death in 1947.

James Edwin Carrigan

Born February 3, 1865, in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Carrigan was a traveling salesman who resided in Greensboro, Durham, and Burlington. In July 1920, he was creditably accused of having been the leader of a lynch mob that was violently turned away from the Alamance County jail by members of the state's national guard. While his close friends took to the papers to exonerate him of the allegation, several members of the national guard testified that Carrigan was on-site throughout much of the ordeal and had been identified by the county jailer and chief of police as the mob's leader.

James Festus Barrett

Born January 15, 1882, in Madison County, North Carolina. Barrett was a newspaper editor and labor organizer, serving for many years as the president of the state's chapter of the American Federation of Labor and later served as public relations director for the AFL's southeastern department. He was known by all his friends as "Uncle Jim."

James Frederick Taylor

Born in Lenoir County, North Carolina, on September 8, 1864. During World War I, Taylor served as the chairman of the Lenoir County Liberty Loan Campaign and as a speaker for the Four Minute Men Committee.  A prominent and influential businessman in Lenoir County, Taylor proved a steadfast advocate for local and regional infrastructure and improvement projects.

James Glen
James Hamilton

Hamilton was Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania from 1748 to 154 and from 1759 to 1763.

James Hasell Person
James Hunter Young

Born October 26, 1858, near Henderson, North Carolina. Young was a skilled political influencer, serving as a state legislator representing Wake County from 1894 to 1898. During that period, he worked diligently to support Republican fusionists to their rise with the election of Daniel L. Russell to the governorship in 1896. During the Russell administration, Young served as chief fertilizer inspector and on the board of the deaf, dumb, and blind institute. At the onset of the Spanish-American War, Young's natural leadership abilities garnered him a commission as colonel of the Third North Carolina Infantry, an all-African American unit that served stateside during the conflict.

James Lee Clapp

Born July 8, 1889, in Guilford County, North Carolina. Clapp was an employee of the Oneida Cotton Mill in Graham, North Carolina. In 1920, he provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County. Later in life, he was a farmer and an employee at a furniture manufacturing plant.

James Lewis Adkins

Born November 19, 1878, in South Carolina. Adkins was the assistant power house superintendent for the Tallassee Power Company at Badin, North Carolina. In 1919, he provided testimony during an investigation into the alleged abuse of Tallassee employees by management.

James M. Chadwick

Born December 3, 1865, in Pender County, North Carolina. Chadwick was a car inspector 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.

James Murray Person
James Nathaniel Williamson, Sr.

Born March 6, 1842, in Caswell County, North Carolina. During the Civil War, Williamson served as a captain in the 13th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (Confederate). He later engaged in the cotton industry, establishing and presiding over the operations of the Ossipee Cotton Mills along the Haw River in Alamance County. 

James Oswald
James Peter William Smith

Born August 4, 1852, in Randolph County, North Carolina. Smith was a traveling salesman who resided in Graham, North Carolina. In 1920, he provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County.

James Redmond Collie

Born May 15, 1871, in Franklin County, North Carolina. A resident of Louisburg, Collie served as secretary of the state’s Democratic Executive Committee. Despite having no prior experience in prison administration, he was selected by governor-elect Thomas W. Bickett as the heir apparent to the superintendency of the state prison several weeks before Bickett's inauguration in January 1917. It is also important to note that Collie is related to Governor Bickett by marriage. Their wives--Eleanor Nelson Yarborough Collie and Fanny Neal Yarborough Bickett--are first cousins via their fathers, Richard Fenner Yarborough Jr. and William Henry Yarborough, respectively.

James Robinson Price

Born May 17, 1868, in Monroe, North Carolina. Price was an attorney in Albemarle, North Carolina, who was elected to serve one term in the state legislature in 1902. He additionally was the president of the Stanly Loan and Trust company and member of the Knights of Pythias.

James Smith Manning

Born June 11, 1859, in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Manning served as city attorney for Durham (1886-1887), state legislator from Durham County, justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court (1909-1911), and state attorney general (1917 to 1925).

James Sprunt

Born June 9, 1846, in Glasgow, Scotland. In 1854, Sprunt immigrated to North Carolina with his parents, Alexander and Jane Sprunt. The family eventually settled in Wilmington, where Sprunt became a prominent businessman and philanthropist.

James Wilson Mangum

Born November 30, 1861, in Durham County, North Carolina. Mangum was a farmer and carpenter.

James Wilson Sharpe

Born September 12, 1883, in Union Grove, Iredell County, North Carolina. Sharpe was deputy clerk for the Superior Court of Iredell County.