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David Hart

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

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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.

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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.

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David Herrin

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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David Jordan Whichard

Born August 8, 1862, in Pitt County, North Carolina. Whichard was the editor of the Greenville Daily Reflector from 1885 until 1913, when he was appointed postmaster.

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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.

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David Mitchel

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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David Parks

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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David Thomas Tayloe

Born February 22, 1864, near Townesville, Granville County, North Carolina. A longtime resident of Washington, North Carolina, Tayloe was a physician and surgeon who served on the Committee of American Physicians and guided the state's mobilization of medical resources during World War I.

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David W. Robinson, Sr.

Born in 1869 in Lincolnton, North Carolina. Robinson was an attorney in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Davis, Robert Rucker

Born November 3, 1890, in McDowell County, North Carolina. Davis was a farmer in the Crooked Creek Township of McDowell when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. He was subsequently inducted into the service in September 1918 and served with the 57th Pioneer Infantry and Supply Company 323 until honorably discharged in May 1919. He was deployed overseas from September 1918 to May 1919.

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Dean Stanley Crocker

Born September 5, 1894, in Seaboard, North Carolina. Crocker was a farmer in Northampton County when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917. 

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Delap, Alexander Turner

Born August 4, 1861, in Midway (Davidson County), North Carolina. Delap served as sheriff of Davidson County from 1906 to 1912 and 1916 to 1918.

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Dempsey Spruill

Born February 28, 1838, in Nash County, North Carolina. Spruill was a Confederate veteran and farmer who served as sheriff for Washington County. 

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Demsey Sumner

He served under Captain John Sumner in the Chowan County Militia in 1754. He was also part of the representation of Merchants, Traders, and Planters in North Carolina.

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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.

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Denzil Onslow

He served as paymaster of the Post Office and later became Commissioner of Stamp Duties.

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Devid Burch

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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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.

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Dexter C. Moore

Born February 10, 1888, in Sampson County, North Carolina. Moore was employed as a farmer for Mary F. P. Fearrington in Faison, North Carolina, when he registered for the World War I draft in June 1917.

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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.

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Dorcas Evelyn Trull Hill

Born December 10, 1860, in Union County, North Carolina. She married Walter Eli Hill in 1885.

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Dorman Stewart Smithson

Born April 22, 1892, in Alabama. Smithson was an employee of the Hardaway Contracting Company in Iredell County, North Carolina, when he was ordered to report for military service in September 1917, in support of America's mobilization for World War I. He subsequently argued for exemption from the draft, which status he formally received on October 17, 1917.

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Dorsey Ernest Phillips

Born February 8, 1874, in Hyattstown, Maryland. After serving in the United States Army with the 7th Regular Cavalry (May 1893 to May 1898), Phillips went on to become a special agent for the Bureau of Investigation, the precursor to the modern-day FBI. Phillips began investigative operations in North Carolina in the spring of 1917 and was formally assigned to institute a Wilmington headquarters in November 1917. After accusing Gov. Thomas W. Bickett of improperly intervening in the draft for World War I, he was reassigned to an office in Jacksonville, Florida, in September 1918.

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Doughton, Robert Lee

Born November 7, 1863, in Laurel Springs, North Carolina. Doughton was a Democratic member of the House of Representatives, representing the Eighth Congressional District of North Carolina from 1911 to 1953.

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Douglas, Archie Colton

Born January 25, 1887, in Harnett County, North Carolina. Douglas was a farmer in Pineview, North Carolina, when he registered for the draft (World War I) in June 1917.

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Dres Dixon

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

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Dudley, James Benson

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.

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E. G. Harris

Principal of the African American school in Badin NC in Dec 1919

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E. T. Scarborough

Chairman of Wake County Commissioners

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Earl Ellicott Dudding

Born October 16, 1871, in Putnam County, West Virginia. In 1909, Dudding killed his uncle and began a five-year sentence in a penitentiary in Moundsville, West Virginia. The experience set his life on a new course, and following his release, he established and served as director of the Prisoners' Relief Society. Letters from imprisoned North Carolinians drew Dudding's attention to the state prison system during the administration of Gov. Thomas W. Bickett. State leaders bristled at the "outsider's" criticism of the prison system, leading to many press battles with the Prisoners' Relief Society.

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Earl Henry Hostetler

Born December 12, 1890, in Arcola, Illinois. Hostetler was an employee of the state Department of Agriculture when the draft for World War I was rolled out.

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Easby-Smith, James Stanislaus

Born May 17, 1870, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Easby-Smith was an attorney who served as a legal advisor to Provost Marshal General Enoch H. Crowder during World War I. He aided in the revisal of the classification system for the draft.

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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.

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Edgar Walker Pharr

Born March 4, 1889, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. An attorney in Charlotte, Pharr served five terms in the North Carolina House of Representatives and was its speaker in 1925.

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Edmond Godwin

He lived in Johnston County and signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs about the need for another justice in their section of the county.

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Edmond Harris

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

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Edmond Thomas

He was a member of the Board of Trade in correspondence with Arthur Dobbs.

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Edmund Butler Norvell

Born September 7, 1861, in Lynchburg, Virginia. Norvell was an attorney in Murphy, North Carolina, who served as chairman of the Cherokee County Exemption Board during World War I.

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Edward Bacon
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Edward Braddock

During the beginning of the Seven Years War, Major General Edward Braddock (1695-1755) was the commander-in-chief of the thirteen American colonies for the British Army.  American military failures prompted the general's arrival. His abrasive command style, however, irritated colonial governors, who reluctantly cooperated with the British general.  With his 2,000-man force, Braddock is known for his failure to oust the French from the Ohio River Valley.  In 1755, he succumbed to wounds suffered during the Battle of Monongahela.

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Edward Brice Dobbs

Born in Ireland, Edward Brice Dobbs (1729--1803) was the son of Royal Governor Arthur Dobbs and a full-time military man. He accompanied his father to North Carolina in 1754. During the Seven Years War, he served as a captain in the North Carolina militia and commanded two companies in Edward Braddock's maneuvers in Virginia.  As a major, he later commanded three companies in New York.  In 1757, the younger Dobbs became a Royal Councillor (1757-1759), and his father appointed him naval officer of North Carolina.  Even with these positions, Dobbs left North Carolina and never returned. He assumed a military command in Gibraltar.

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Edward Clqnton

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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Edward Eliot
Edward Francis Lovill

Born February 10, 1842, in Surry County, North Carolina. Lovill was a member of the 28th North Carolina Infantry (Confederate) during the Civil War who went on to work as an attorney in Boone, North Carolina. He served three terms in the state legislature and was a deputy collection of revenue during the presidency of Grover Cleveland.

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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.

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