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Oscar Daniel Carpenter

Born August 24, 1852, in South Carolina. Carpenter was the founder and proprietor of the Hardin Manufacturing Company, a textile mill in the vicinity of Gastonia.

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Oscar William Bunn

Born March 1, 1900, in North Carolina. During his time in Durham, North Carolina, Bunn worked for the American Tobacco Company and was a member of the Durham Machine Gun Company, a unit of the North Carolina national guard. Bunn later moved to Norfolk, Virginia, where he worked for the Virginian Pilot.

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Otho Settle Ross

Born June 26, 1897, in Durham, North Carolina. Drafted into military service during World War I on September 6, 1918. Ross, who was drafted relatively late in the conflict, was honorably discharged on December 7, 1918, just one month following the armistice of November 11. He later joined the Durham Machine Gun Company, a unit of the North Carolina national guard, and deployed with that company to Alamance County in July 1920 to protect three African American men accused of sexual assault from a lynch mob.

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Owen Haywood Guion

Born June 21, 1861, in New Bern, North Carolina. Guion was twice elected to the North Carolina General Assembly (1902 and 1904) and served as a superior court judge until his retirement in 1920.

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