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L. C. Curtis

A student at Shaw University in April 1917. Could be Lawrence Curtis, of Hampton, V.A.

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L. E. Cook

A student at Shaw University in April 1917.

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L. F. Cole

Post historian for the John Hanks Alexander Post #256 in Ardmore, PA, in July 1920

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L. M. Ausley

Appointed mayor of Pembroke in April 1917

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L. P. Curry

A representative of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency

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Lackey, J. W.

Was deputy sheriff in Campbell (perhaps Stokes County) NC in 1918

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Lalister Bernard Bryant

Born December 14, 1884, in Cumberland County, North Carolina. At the outbreak of World War I, Bryant was employed as a farmer and laborer in Cumberland County, North Carolina.

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Lancelot Graves Berry

He was appointed Chief Justice by the Crown in 1759 for North Carolina.

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Landon, Henry Clayton

Born July 11, 1860, in Massachusetts. Landon was a civil engineer who moved to North Carolina to pursue a career constructing and overseeing the operations of a lumber railway from Wilkesboro to Grandin in the early 1900s. Following the flood of 1916, which destroyed his rail, he established and maintained an orchard on the outskirts of North Wilkesboro; he remained a resident there until his death in 1931. During World War I, he oversaw the operations of the local Red Cross chapter and served as publication chairman of the Wilkes County Council of Defense.

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Lassiter, Thomas James

Born January 9, 1869, in Johnston County, North Carolina. Lassiter was an editor of the Smithfield Herald.

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Lauchlin A. Bethune

Born Lauchlin Alexander Bethune November 15, 1867, in Aberdeen, North Carolina. Bethune was an educator, newspaperman, businessman, banker, and state senator. He was a longtime resident of Clinton, North Carolina.

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Laurence Woodville Young

Born August 18, 1877, in Swannanoa, North Carolina. Young was a career military officer who served as the state's Adjutant General under Gov. Locke Craig (January 1913 to June 1916) and Gov. Thomas W. Bickett (September 1917 to August 1918). He retired in 1943 having completed 46 years of service.

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Lawrence Rambo

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

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Laxton, Maurice Wilson

Born March 15, 1896, in Lenoir, North Carolina. Laxton was an assistant superintendent of an oil mill for the Farmville Oil & Fertilizer Co., in Farmville, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was subsequently inducted into the service in May 1918 and served with the 156th Depot Brigade and the 306th Field Signal Battalion. He was deployed overseas from June 1918 to June 1919 and was honorably discharged on June 27, 1919.

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Lee Slater Overman

Born January 3, 1854, in Salisbury, North Carolina. Overman was United States Senator from North Carolina from 1903 to 1930.

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Len Henley Bullock

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

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Lennox Polk McLendon

Born February 12, 1890, in Wadesboro, North Carolina. McLendon served as a major in the 113th Field Artillery during World War I. He saw overseas service at St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne before returning home in March 1919. He was honorably discharged on April 14, 1919.

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Leon Lewis Kittrell, Jr.

Born August 14, 1895, near Winterville, North Carolina. Kittrell was a traveling salesman for J. B. Kittrell in Greenville when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917.

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Leon Theodore Lane

Born July 17, 1871, in Chatham County, North Carolina. Lane served as sheriff of Chatham from 1910 until 1920, when he resigned to campaign for election to the legislature. Lane won and took his seat in 1921.

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Leonard Wood

Born October 6, 1860, in Winchester, New Hampshire. Wood was a lifelong military officer who held the following high-ranking positions: Governor-General of Cuba (1899-1902), Governor of Moro Province (1903-1906), Chief of Staff of the United States Army (1910-1914), and Governor-General of the Philippines (1921-1927). During World War I, he commanded the Southeastern Department and oversaw the selection of sites for several large army cantonments, including Camp Greene outside of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Leslie Devlin Weeks

Born October 29, 1892, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Weeks was a clerk for the Southern Public Utilities Company in Charlotte, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He served with the 81st Division from induction in September 1917 until his discharge by surgeon's certificate of disability in February 1918.

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Levi Elvis Parrish

Born in April 1851 in Wake County, North Carolina. Parrish was a farmer in the Zebulon community of Wake County.

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Levy James Melton

Born December 25, 1864, in Mechanicsville, South Carolina. A graduate of Johnson C. Smith University, Melton was a Presbyterian minister who served the communities, at one time or another, of Wilson, McClintock, Mt. Olive, Cedar Grove, and Matthews. He was a longtime resident of Charlotte.

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Lewis Burgin McBrayer

Born December 27, 1868, in Buncombe County, North Carolina. McBrayer was a physician and medical administrator who served as superintendent of the North Carolina Sanatorium for the Treatment of Tuberculosis as well as the chief of the state's Bureau of Tuberculosis from 1914 to 1924. 

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Lewis DeRosset

Lewis DeRosset (c.1724-1786) was a a leading figure in the Wilmington area during the mid-1700s. In addition to being sheriff of New Hanover County, he was a justice of the peace, a member of the Assembly, and a longstanding member of the royal council.  He was a close political ally of Governor Arthur Dobbs. During the American Revolution, he remained a Loyalist.

Lewis Hicks Stepp, Sr.

Born October 18, 1882, in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Stepp was foreman in charge of mostly African American employees at the Tallassee Power Company plant at Badin, North Carolina. In 1919, he provided testimony in an investigation into alleged maltreatment of employees by Tallassee management.

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Lewis Kirk

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

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Lewis Swindell

Lewis [or Louis] Swindell, born circa 1863 in North Carolina. Swindell was a barber who also owned and operated an "eating house" that offered lodging in Washington, North Carolina.

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Lewis, John

Born October 23, 1879, in North Carolina. Lewis was a member of the Watauga County Exemption Board during World War I.

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Lillie Dell Critcher Peatross

Born February 22, 1899, in North Carolina. Peatross, nee Critcher, married Oscar Bruce Peatross in June 1919.

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Lillie M. Twitty

Lillie M. Twitty, of Raleigh, N.C.

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Long, James Anderson

Born August 16, 1885, in Roxboro, North Carolina. Long was president of the Roxboro Cotton Mills. He served as clerk of the Person County Exemption Board during World War I.

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Lord John Cavendish

He was a member of British Parliament and served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1782 and 1783.

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Louis Nachman

Born November 17, 1887, in Lake City, South Carolina. Nachman was manager of Wolf's department store in Badin, North Carolina, in 1919 when he provided testimony via an affidavit in an investigation into the alleged abuse of laborers by management of the Tallassee Power Company.

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Louis Toomer Moore

Born May 17, 1885, in Wilmington, North Carolina. Moore was a journalist and author who served as the secretary of the Rotary Club of Wilmington, manager of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce (1921-1941), chairman of the New Hanover County Historical Commission (1947-1961), and a found of the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society.

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Louis Walter Cherry

Born January 31, 1889, in Pitt County, North Carolina. Cherry was a farmer in Pitt County when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was subsequently inducted into the service in June 1918 and served until honorably discharged in December 1918.

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Loula Roberts Platt

Born October 14, 1863, in Asheville, North Carolina. Platt (nee Roberts) was an influential leader of the suffrage movement in North Carolina, serving as president of the Equal Suffrage Association of North Carolina and as president of the Suffrage League of Asheville.

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Lovelace B. Capehart

Lovelace B. Capehart, born in Raleigh, North Carolina, on April 24, 1895. Capehart attended officer candidate school at Fort Des Moines in Iowa and upon graduation was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant. He went on to serve with the 365th and the 370th Infantry Regiments during World War I. He saw overseas service from June 10, 1918 to February 24, 1919 and was honorably discharged from the service on March 14, 1919.

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Lucile Marsh Hill

Born in 1900 in North Carolina. Hill, nee Marsh, was a stenographer and later bookkeeper in Monroe, North Carolina. She married Roy John Hill in 1922.

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Luke Kemp

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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Lula Turnage Green

Born May 14, 1868, in Johnston County, North Carolina.

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Lupton, Eugene St. Clair

Born August 6, 1880, in Pamlico County, North Carolina. During World War I, Lupton garnered much media attention in 1918 when the Federal government indicted him for failing to arrest deserters while sheriff of Pamlico County. It's unclear what resulted of the indictment, but Lupton continued on as sheriff.

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Lusk, Ralph Duane

Born January 18, 1888, in Union, New York. Lusk was a lumber merchant in Lexington, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was exempted from service on industrial grounds.

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Luther Augustus Fink

Born on April 13, 1879, in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Fink served in the military during the Spanish American War and again in the Phillipine Islands in 1903. Following the country's entrance into World War I, Fink enlisted again on April 16, 1917, and served with the 105th Engineers until he was medically discharged on September 14, 1918.

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Luther Chavis

Born in Lumberton, North Carolina, on March 15, 1894. Chavis was inducted into military service on August 8, 1918 and served with the 56th Pioneer Infantry, the 422nd Reserve Labor Battalion, and the 4th Pioneer Infantry during World War I. He served overseas from September 22, 1918 to October 6, 1919, assigned to Prisoner of War Escort Company 215, and was honorably discharged on October 11, 1919. At some point during the war, Chavis contracted tuberculosis and was later admitted to the veterans' hospital at Oteen outside of Asheville, North Carolina. He succumbed to the disease on April 10, 1927, following an 21-month stay at Oteen.

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Luther Christian Fogleman

Born July 23, 1868, in Randolph County, North Carolina. In 1920, Fogleman provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County. He was, at that time, an employee of the Graham Roller Cover Company.

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Luther Howerton Barbour

Born September 7, 1892, in Durham, North Carolina. During World War I, Barbour served overseas with the 113th Field Artillery, seeing combat at Beaumont, Toul, St. Mihiel, and Meuse. He was wounded by an exploding shell at Thiaucourt, France, on September 14, 1918, and, despite his own severe wounds, was able to help another wounded soldier to safety. The courage and devotion to duty he exhibited that day garnered him a Silver Star. Upon his return to the states, Barbour joined the Durham Machine Gun Company of militia and served as a 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. From 1923 to 1943, he served as the superintendent of the Durham County public school system.

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Luther Little

Resident of Charlotte NC in July 1919

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Lyda, George Walton

Born August 24, 1849, in Edneyville, North Carolina. Lyda was a farmer and surveyor who served as magistrate in Edneyville.

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