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F. F. Chambers

Statesville, NC, resident in 1920

F. Theo. Page

African American doctor in Durham NC in 1919

Faison, Samson Lane

Born November 29, 1860, in Faison, North Carolina. Faison was a West Point graduate and career military officer who commanded the 60th Infantry Brigade of the 30th Division during World War I.

Faison, William Williams

Born August 16, 1854, in Sampson County, North Carolina. Faison was a physician who served as superintendent of the North Carolina Asylum for the Colored Insane in Goldsboro from 1906 to his death in 1926.

Federated Shop Crafts

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

Finch, George Ransom

Born October 13, 1865, in Wilson County, North Carolina. Finch was a farmer in the Bailey community of Nash County, North Carolina.

Floyd M. Boon

Born circa March 1895 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Boon was an automobile machinist in Asheville, North Carolina, when he enlisted in the 1st North Carolina National Guard in May 1917 for service during World War I. He was transferred to the 55th Depot Brigade and later to Company A of the 105th Engineers, which unit he served with until he deserted from the service while at Camp Sevier, South Carolina, in October 1917.

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 Bernard, 1st Baronet

He served as colonial governor in New Jersey (1758-1760) and Massachusetts. His reactions to the colonists' response to Parliamentary taxation deepened divisions between Parliament and the colonies. 



Francis Brice

He was part of the representation of Merchants, Traders, and Planters in North Carolina (1755). He married Elizabeth Jones, daughter of Marmaduke Jones.

Francis Corbin

Working out of what became known as the Cupola House in Edenton, North Carolina, Corbin was the commissioned  land agent for the Earl of Granville (one of the eight Lords Proprietors who did sell back his land to the British Crown).  The proprietary agent and power of attorney for North Carolina also held numerous other provincial positions: a member of the governor's council, judge of the court of vice admiralty, an associate justice in the colony's general court system, colonel of the Chowan County militia, and a justice in Chowan's courts of pleas and quarter sessions. He fell out of Governor Dobbs' favor and eventually lost his numerous posts. He died in 1769.

Francis Fane

A member of Parliament, Francis Fane (1698-1757) of Brympton also played an instrumental role on the Board of Trade. In particular, he served as consulting counsel until 1746. He interpreted policy and colonial law and weighed the interests of the colonial assemblies with those of the crown. He is known for being "well-qualified for efficient service."  He was succeeded by Matthew Lamb.


Francis Fauquier

Fauquier (1703-1768) served as lieutenant governor of Virginia from 1758 until his death in 1768.  He served during the terms of two absentee governors: John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun, and Sir Jeffery Amherst. Largely via his friendship with the influential George Montagu-Dunk, 4th Earl of Halifax, Fauquier was offered the government role. He is known for steering Virginia through three difficult periods: Indian raids on the frontier, a compromise between colonials and English merchants regarding paper money, and the Stamp Act crisis. He occasionally disobeyed the orders of the Board of Trade and worked to balance the interests of the colonial elites and the English government. In 1756, he wrote An Essay on Ways and Means for Raising Money for the Support of the Present War, without Increasing the Public Debts. In it, he argued that the current taxation measures were insufficient to pay for an expensive Seven Years War. He proposed that the emphasis be on housing and not simply manufactured goods and the laboring classes. The second edition argued for a poll tax on estates and goods consumption.


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 Adrian Savage

Born September 22, 1895, near Greenville, North Carolina. Savage was the manager of his father's livery stable in Greenville, North Carolina, upon the outbreak of World War I. The Eastern District Exemption Board overturned a ruling by the county board to exempt this young man. He was subsequently enlisted for service in August 1918 and was honorably discharged the following December.

Frank Armfield Linney

Born June 29, 1874, in Taylorsville, North Carolina. Linney was an attorney in Boone, North Carolina, who served as solicitor for the seventh judicial district (1906-1914) and U. S. District Attorney for the western district of North Carolina (1921-1927). He unsuccessfully ran for Congress on the Republican ticket in 1914 and 1918 and also for governor in 1916. During World War I, he was a member of the Watauga County Exemption Board.

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 Bynum Hendren

Born February 4, 1860, in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Hendren was a lawyer in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, who served as chairman of the Wilkes County Exemption Board during World War I.

Frank Farrow Simpson

Born April 2, 1868, in Laurens, South Carolina. Simpson was a physician and longtime resident of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During World War I, he served as the Chief of the Medical Section for the Council of National Defense.

Frank Gough

Born October 11, 1864, in Yadkin County, North Carolina. Gough moved to Robeson County around age eighteen, becoming one of Lumberton's most promising and prominent businessmen. He served as state senator representing Robeson County in the session of 1917 and was appointed to the State Prison Board by Gov. Thomas W. Bickett, a position he held from 1917 to 1921.

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 Marion Wooten

Born August 4, 1875, in La Grange, North Carolina. Wooten was an attorney who served as mayor of Greenville (1905-1907, 1911-1912), as the government appeals agent for Pitt County during World War I, and as judge for the Pitt County Court.

Frank Murchison Register

Born August 6, 1870, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Register was the head physician at the state prison farm in Halifax County from about 1902 until his resignation in March 1917. In the months before his resignation, Dr. Register had a falling out with prison officials, namely Captain C. N. Christian, over what he considered to be an excessive and cruel use of corporal punishment. He became publicly critical of the state’s prison system and finally determined to leave his position following the passage of a law that would require a prison physician or clergyman to be present during the administration of whippings.

Frank Page

Born February 22, 1875, in Cary, North Carolina. Page was an industrialist and banker who is credited as being the father of the state's modern highway system. Following his service as an engineer in World War I, Page was appointed by Gov. Thomas W. Bickett as the chairman of the newly organized North Carolina Highway Commission, an office he held for ten years.

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 Simmons Lambeth

Born August 20, 1857, in Thomasville, North Carolina. Lambeth was a leading businessman and citizen who helped establish the chair manufacturing industry in Thomasville by helping to organize the Thomasville Manufacturing Company and the Standard Chair Company. He additionally served as the president of the Thomasville Bank and of the Lambeth Furniture Company.

Frank Teague Isbell

Born August 27, 1893, in Blackstone, North Carolina. Isbell was employed at the Ohio Blower Company in Cleveland, Ohio, when he was drafted for military service during World War I. He served with the 317th Field Artillery and the 119th Infantry and saw combat in the Somme Offensive, Ypres-Lys, and the Defense Sector. He received an honorable discharge in April 1919.

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.

Frank William Wheless

Born April 6, 1872, in Franklin County, North Carolina. Wheless was a merchant in Louisburg, North Carolina.

Frank Wood

Born June 7, 1858, in Edenton, North Carolina. Wood was a prominent and influential local politician, businessman, and banker.

Franklin Dewitt Patterson

Born June 3, 1878, in North Carolina. Patterson was a prominent farmer in the China Grove area of Rowan County.

Franklin Henry Martin

Born July 13, 1857, in Ixonia, Wisconsin. Martin was an influential physician, editor, and longtime Chicago resident. During World War I, he was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson to served as a member of the advisory commission for the Council of National Defense.

Franklin Iron Hull

Born January 13, 1895, in Henry, North Carolina. Hull was a farmer in Lincolnton when the United States rolled out a draft program to fight World War I.

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.]

Fred Loring Seely

Born December 22, 1871, in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. Seely was a architect, developer, and philanthropist in Asheville, North Carolina. During World War I, he was appointed by Gov. Thomas W. Bickett to serve on the North Carolina Council of Defense.

Frederick Gregg Person
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 North, Lord North
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.

French, Francis Henry

Born September 27, 1857, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. French was a West Point graduate and career army officer. During World War I, he served as commander of Camp Jackson (May 19, 1918 to August 31, 1918) and then Camp Sevier (until December 7, 1918).

Fries, Francis Henry

Born February 1, 1855, in Salem, North Carolina. Fries was the president of the Wachovia Bank and Trust Company from 1911 until his death in 1931.

Furnifold McLendel Simmons

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