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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.

Eusebius Fernando McCulloch

Born October 16, 1861, in Guilford County, North Carolina. McCulloch served as chief clerk of the prison board during the administration of Governor Thomas W. Bickett (1917-1921) and was tapped by Bickett's successor, Governor Cameron Morrison, to serve as the superintendent of the state prison. He died just a few months in to his term.

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.

F. F. Chambers

Statesville, NC, resident in 1920

F. Theo. Page

African American doctor in Durham NC in 1919

Fannie Neal Yarborough Bickett

Born October 11, 1870, in Rose Hill, North Carolina. An attorney by training, Bickett (nee Yarborough) was a social worker, reformer, and civil servant who served as First Lady of the State of North Carolina from 1917 to 1921 during the administration of her husband, Gov. Thomas W. Bickett.

Federated Shop Crafts

A labor group that seems to have been a part of the American Federation of Labor

Fordyce Cunningham Harding

Born in Pamlico County, North Carolina, on February 12, 1869. Harding served as a state senator representing the Fifth District from 1915 to 1920.

Francis Fauquier

He served as lieutenant governor of Virginia from 1758 until his death in 1768.  He also served during the terms of two absentee governors.

Francis Nash Person
Francis Nicholas Cuddihy

Born in New York on May 13, 1880. Cuddihy was a railroad car repairman for the Southern Railway at Spencer Shops in Rowan County, North Carolina. He additionally served as secretary for a labor union called Brotherhood of Railroad Carmen.

Frank Armfield, Sr.

Born in Monroe, North Carolina, on May 24, 1870. A lawyer by profession, Armfield served as a mayor of Monroe and as a one-term state senator representing the twentieth district during Gov. Cameron Morrison's administration.

Frank H. Mebane

Most likely Francis Howard Mebane, born in North Carolina on April 13, 1892. Principal of Pantego Colored School in Beaufort, North Carolina.

Frank Lyon Polk

Born September 13, 1871, in New York City, New York. Polk, an attorney by training, was the U.S. Under Secretary of State from July 1, 1919, to June 15, 1919, and U.S. Secretary of State ad interim from February 14, 1920, to March 14, 1920.

Frank Ramsay McNinch

Frank Ramsay McNinch, born in Charlotte, North Carolina, on April 27, 1873. McNinch served as mayor of Charlotte from 1917 to 1921.

Frank W. M. Butler

Born August 3, 1870, in Brunswick County, Virginia. Butler was a prominent African American insurance agent, banker, and steamboat agent in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

Franklin Knight Lane

Born July 15, 1864, near Charlottestown, Canada. Lane served as United States Secretary of the Interior during the administration of President Woodrow Wilson, from 1913 to 1920.

Fred Edward Walker

Fred Edward Walker, born in Hampton, Virginia, on August 30, 1896. Walker served in the military during World War I and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. [Note: Digitized service records for Virginia were not available when research was conducted for this biography in 2020; therefore, specific information regarding his service could not be included in this entry.]

Frederick Kelsey Rupprecht

Born July 30 1872, in Brooklyn, New York. Rupprecht was the president of the Consolidated Textile Corporation, a collective of twenty-five mills throughout New England and the South. The corporation included several textile operations in North Carolina.

Frederick William Brown

Born February 17, 1872, in New Canaan, Connecticut. Brown was an employee of 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.

Furnifold McLendel Simmons

Born January 20, 1854, near Pollocksville, North Carolina. Simmons was a United States Senator representing North Carolina from 1901 to 1931.

G. A. Edwards

Resident of Kittrell in July 1919

Gaston David Blalock

Born November 2, 1874, in Stanly County, North Carolina. Blalock was a farmer, sheriff of Stanly County for two terms, and was periodically supervisor of prison camps. In September 1919, Sheriff Blalock was dispatched to the Wiscassett Mills to disarm picketers. The confrontation turned into a shoot-out, with Blalock being wounded in the fray.

Geo. C. Goodman & Co.

Geo. C. Goodman & Company, prescription druggists, in Mooresville, N.C.

George Allen Holderness

Born June 15, 1867, in Caswell County, North Carolina. A prominent businessman and banker, Holderness was twice elected to the state senate, winning his seat in 1916 and 1918. 

George B. Wilcox

Major in US Army; commanded a detachment of men from Camp Polk during an attempted lynching in Winston-Salem in November 1918. Rode with Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders and took part in the charge up San Juan Hill in 1897. Helped put down IWW raids in Arizona in 1918. Was part of Army forces that curtailed "Apache uprisings" in the west.

George Edwin Biddix

Born May 19, 1882, in McDowell County, North Carolina. From 1912 to 1922, Biddix was an employee, and later foreman, at the Tallassee Power Company plant at Badin, North Carolina. During an investigation launched by the governor's office in 1919, it was alleged that Biddix often physically beat the African American employees under his supervision. He was a member of the Albemarle police department from 1932 until his retirement due to medical issues in the fall of 1950. 

George Grenville

Treasurer of the Navy (1754-1761) and Prime Minister of Great Britain (1763-1765).

George Herbert Smith

Born May 14, 1857, in Scotland Neck, North Carolina. Smith was a prominent businessman connected with a variety of establishments in Wilmington, North Carolina, including the Smith and Gilchrist firm, the Acme Manufacturing Company, and the Cape Fear Packing Company. 

George Holt Person
George II
George Montagu-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax
George Nicholas
George P. Pell

Corporation Commissioner in Raleigh, North Carolina

George Sumpter Powell

Born in September 1848 in North Carolina. Powell was a merchant in Asheville, North Carolina.

George T. Leach

Born August 12, 1859, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Leach moved to Washington, North Carolina, in 1885, where he became an influential businessman.

George Troxler

One of three men accused of sexually assaulting the wife of A. A. Riddle in Alamance County in July 1920

George W. Clinton

Bishop in the AME Zion church, presided over an AME conference in Hickory, NC on Dec 1, 1918

George Washington Raby

Born April 20, 1870, in Lenoir (Caldwell County), North Carolina. Raby was a practicing physician in Hickory, North Carolina.

George Wellington Starnes

Born February 22, 1889, in Caldwell County, North Carolina. Starnes was a truck driver for the Hickory, North Carolina, fire department, and, later, an employee of the city water works.

George Wendell Tandy

Born November 27, 1893, in Franklin, Illinois. Tandy served two years with the Illinois national guard but was exempted from the draft during World War I on account of his recent marriage. In late 1919, he joined the North Carolina national guard. As part of the Durham Machine Gun Company, Tandy (who held the rank of sergeant) helped put down a lynch mob in Alamance County in July 1920.

George Whitfield Connor

Born October 24, 1872, in Wilson, North Carolina. A University of North Carolina graduate, Connor served three terms as a state legislator and accumulated twenty-five years of service as a judge, first for the second district of the state superior court and later as an associate justice of the state supreme court.

George Willcox McIver

Born December 22, 1858, in Carthage, North Carolina. McIver was a West Point graduate and career military officer. He spent much of his years of service in the western region of the country, putting down labor disputes and riots, providing relief in times of natural disaster, and taking part in the violent campaign to drive the Sioux from their territory, a conflict that McIver later described as "one of the most tragic and unfortunate clashes that ever took place between Indians and soldiers." During World War I, McIver was commissioned a general and took command of the 161st Brigade of the 81st Division. He led his men in combat in the Meuse-Argonne offensive. He retired from military service in 1922.

George Wood Wilson, Sr.

Born April 7, 1867, in Lenoir, North Carolina. Wilson was a three-term solicitor for the 14th Judicial District (1911 to 1922), inclusive of his home in Gastonia. Later in life he transferred to Washington, D.C., to accept a legal position with the Department of Justice.

Gordon Smith

Assistant adjutant general for the state of North Carolina in July 1920

Governors in North America
Grover Cleveland Davis

Born July 12, 1886, in Orange County, North Carolina. In August 1920, Davis was an employee of the L. Banks Holt Manufacturing Company in Graham, North Carolina, when he provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Graham.

Grover Cleveland Scott

Born June 3, 1884, in Missouri. Scott was a foreman for the Tallassee Power Company in Badin, North Carolina. During an investigation into maltreatment of Tallassee employees by management in 1919, it was alleged that Scott was "cruel" to African American laborers under his supervision.