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Clarence Albert Shore

Born November 26, 1873, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Shore was a physician who served as director of the North Carolina Laboratory of Hygiene in Raleigh from 1908 to 1933.

Clarence Pharr McNeely, Sr.

Born July 14, 1873, in Iredell County, North Carolina. McNeely was a banker who served as mayor of Mooresville, North Carolina from 1919 to 1929.

Claudius Amyand
Clem William Bradshaw

Born July 23, 1894, in Swepsonville, North Carolina. Bradshaw served two stints in the army during World War I, but health troubles each time necessitated his discharge by surgeon's certificate of disability. In 1920, Foster provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County.

Cleveland Charles Mangum

Born October 22, 1883, in Durham, North Carolina. Mangum served as chairman and president of the Pilot Cotton Mills Union in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury Committee
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Crispus Attucks

Crispus Attucks was a black man, a freedom seeker who had escaped slavery to become a sailor and ropemaker in Boston, Massachusetts. He was killed by British soldiers on March 5, 1770, in a confrontation that became known as the Boston Massacre. He is widely recognized as the first casualty of the American Revolution.

Cyrus Thompson

Born February 8, 1855, in Onslow County, North Carolina. Thompson was a physician, educator, and politician. 

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.

D. H. Collins

Commissioner in Greensboro NC

D. J. Jordan

Professor at A & T in August 1917

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Elliott Stevens Millsaps

Born July 7, 1865, in Alexander County, North Carolina. Millsaps was the agricultural extension agent for Iredell County and later district extension agent. Upon his death in 1936, Millsaps was remembered as "one of the pioneers in North Carolina agricultural extension work."

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.