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Atlanta, Ga.; Pearle Buchanan, Hendersonville, N. C. Address:
1205 Hyman Avenue, Hendersonville, N. C.



JOHN JAY BURNEY, JR.

(Tenth Senate District — Counties: Duplin, New Hanover,
Pender and Sampson. Two Senators.)

John Jay Burney, Jr., Democrat, of New Hanover County, rep-
resenting the Tenth Senatorial District, was born in Wilmington,
N. C, October 5, 1924. Son of John Jay and Effie Mae (Barefoot)
Burney. Attended New Hanover High, Class of 1943; Wake Forest
College, B.S. 1950; Wake Forest College Law School, LL.B., 1951.
Lawyer. Member of New Hanover County Bar Association; N. C.
Bar Association; American Bar Association. Member of Elks,
Mason, Shriner, American Legion, Forty and Eight, Wilmington
Chamber of Commerce; Board of Trustees Sudan Temple. One of
North Carolina's Outstanding Young Democrats, 1959. District
Solicitor of Eighth Solicitorial District, 1954-1963. Staff Sergeant
Co. A, 254 Infantry 63rd Infantry Division; awarded the Bronze
Star Medal and Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. Presbyterian.
Married Catherine Elizabeth Evans, December 20, 1947. Children:
Deborah Salinda, John Jay, III, and William Shaw. Address: 720
Forest Hills Drive, Wilmington, N. C.



JOE KINCAID BYRD

(Twenty-eighth Senate District — Counties: Burke and Caldwell.
One Senator.)

Joe Kincaid Byrd, Democrat, of Burke County, representing the
Twenty-eighth Senatorial District, was born in Morganton, N. C,



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December 28, L923. Son of Elva Leslie (Duckworth) Byrd and the
late K. H. Byrd. Attended Drexel High School, graduating, 1941;
Berea College, Berea, Ky., 1941-1942; University of North Carolina,
A.B., 1947; University of North Carolina Law School, LL.B., 1950.
Lawyer. Member Burke County Bar Assn.; 25th Judicial Bar
Assn.; North Carolina Bar Assn.; United States Supreme Court
Bar. Solicitor Burke County Criminal Court, 1951-1954. Member
Governor's Speaker's Bureau of Traffic Safety Council, 1956-1958;
Governor's Committee to Study Needs of the Mentally Retarded
in North Carolina. 1962-1963; Council on Mental Retardation,
1963-1965; Drexel School Committee, 1955-1956. President, Berea
College Thermal Belt (N. C. and S. C.) Alumni Assn., 1956-1958.
Member Lovelady Lodge #670, A.F. & A.M.; Delta Theta Phi;
Drexel Lions Club, President. 1956; charter member Morganton
Jaycees; Board of Management, Drexel Foundation, Inc., Chair-
man, 11)64-1965; Burke County Morehead Scholarship Committee.
Representative in the General Assembly of 1959; State Senator
in the General Assembly, Extra Session of 1963. Served in 84th
Infantry Division in World War II, now Major in Army Reserve.
Baptist; Deacon; Men's Sunday School Teacher since 1950; Trus-
tee South Mountain Baptist Camp. Married Gleta Ruby Harris,
May 11, 1947. Four sons and three daughters. Address: Bvrd
Street. Drexel, N. C.



JYLES JACKSON COGGINS

(Twelfth Senate District—County: Wake. Two Senators.)

Jyles Jackson Coggins, Democrat, of Wake County, representing
the Twelfth Senatorial District, was born in Iredell County, N. C,
January 10, 1921. Son of James Lee and Jeanette (Arney) Coggins.
Attended Central High School, Iredell County, graduated 1939;
University of North Carolina, 1939-1940; North Carolina State
College, 1941, 1946 and 1947. General contractor. Member National
Association of Cemeteries; North Carolina Cemetery Association;
Raleigh Merchants Bureau; Raleigh Chamber of Commerce; past
member of N. C. Association of Quality Restaurants, Inc.; N. C.
Motel Association; Association of General Contractors; Raleigh
Board of Realtors; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; Repre-
sentative in the General Assembly of 1963; Member N. C. Legis-



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lative Council; N. C. Council on Retardation; N. C. Commission
on Intergovernmental Relations; State Senator in the General
Assembly of 1965; Vice Chairman, N. C. Capital Planning Com-
mission; Chairman, Committee on Mental Institutions; Member
William G. Hill Masonic Lodge; Elks; American Legion; Raleigh
Civitan Club. Served in U. S. Navy and U. S. Marine Corps,
Aviator, First Lieutenant, 1942-1946. Presbyterian. Married
Frances Katherine Lyon, September 24, 1943. Children: Frances
Rebecca, Anna Katherine, Deborrah Lyon, Jyles Jacquelyn and
Judy Carolyn. Address: 3601 Ridge Road, Raleigh, N. C.



CLAUDE CURRIE

(Eleventh Senate District — Counties: Dui'ham, Orange and
Person. Two Senators.)

Claude Currie, Democrat, of Durham County, representing the
Eleventh Senatorial District, was born in Candor, Montgomery
County, N. C, December 8, 1890. Son of John C. and Louise
(McKinnon) Currie. Attended Oak Ridge Military Institute, 1911-
1914; University of North Carolina, A.B. and LL.B., 1926. Chair-
man, Board of Directors of Security Savings and Loan Association.
State Senator, Eighteenth Senatorial District, 1927; Fourteenth
Senatorial District, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961,
1963 and 1965. United States Army Air Corps, 1917-1919; Pur-
suit Observer, Sgt. Presbyterian. Residence: Jack Tar, Durham.
Address: P. O. Box 1491, Durham.



RAYMOND THEODORE DENT, JR.

(Thirty-first Senate District — Counties: Buncombe, Madison,
Mitchell and Yancey. Two Senators.)

Raymond Theodore Dent, Jr., Republican, of Mitchell County,
representing the Thirty-first Senatorial District, was born in Ashe-
ville, N. C.j December 21, 1932. Son of Raymond Theodore and
Mary Hunter (Cross) Dent. Attended Harris High School, 1946-
1949; Sewanee Military Academy, 1949-1951; Virginia Military
Institute, 1951-1952; University of the South, 1952-1953, 1954-
1955; Correspondence Courses, University of California. Executive



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and manufacturer, President, Diamond Mica Company. Member
American Institute of Mining 1 Engineers; Society for the Ad-
vancement of Management, American Institute of Management;
Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Chairman, Mitchell County Republican
Party, 1966. Corporal, United States Army, 1953-1955. Member
Trinity Episcopal Church, Secretary, 1966, and Layreader. Married
Rachel Beverly Home Rose, August 15, 1959. Address: 123 Wal-
nut Avenue, P. O. Box 386, Spruce Pine, N. C.

ALBERT JOSEPH ELLIS

(Sixth Senate District — County: Onslow. One Senator.)

Albert Joseph Ellis, Democrat, of Onslow County, representing
the Sixth Senatorial District, was born in New Bern, N. C, June
6, 1913. Son of Joseph and Mary S. (Rachide) Ellis. Attended
New Bern Elementary and High School graduating in 1931;
University of North Carolina, B.S., 1935; University of North
Carolina Law School, LL.B. degree, 1938. Lawyer. Member Amer-
ican Bar Assn.; N. C, 4th District Assn., President, 1956; Onslow
County Bar Assn.; Judicature Society; Jacksonville Kiwanis Club,
President, 1948; Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce; National
U.S.O. Council; Onslow County Historical Society. Onslow County
Attorney, 1952-1962. President U.N.C. Law Alumni Assn., 1963;
President U.S.O. Committee since 1942; Chairman Onslow County-
Jacksonville Airport Commission since 1962; Chairman Onslow
Democratic Executive Commission, 1958-1962; Delegate to Dem-
ocratic National Convention, 1956 and 1964. Member Knights
of Columbus; Moose; American Legion; 40 and 8. Jacksonville
Jaycee "Man of the Year" award, 1963; Director 4-H Development
Fund, Inc.; Trustee Fayetteville State College; member State
Committee for Improvement of Courts. Lieutenant, JAGD, 1943-
1944. Catholic. Married Marie Hargett, October 14, 1940. Children:
Patricia (Mrs. R. D. Hedrick), Mary, Susan, Elizabeth and Albert
Charles. Address: 105 Keller Court, Jacksonville, N. C.

MARTHA WRIGHT EVANS

(Twenty-seventh Senate District — County: Mecklenburg. Three
Senators.)



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Martha Wright Evans, Democrat of Mecklenburg County, rep-
resenting the Twenty-seventh Senatorial District, was born in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Daughter of William John and Martha
(Hemphill) Wright. Attended public schools, Philadelphia, Pa.;
Boston University, B.S. degree; Columbia University; Lafayette
College, Easton, Pa., 1957; School for Advanced International
Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D. C; Duke Uni-
versity, 1958, on scholarship awarded by Japan Society and Asian
Foundation; Duke University, 1960; St. Louis University, Grant,
1961. Member American Association of University Women; Amer-
ican Cancer Society; North Carolina Council Women's Civic Or-
ganizations; Mecklenburg County TB and Health Association;
National Conference of Christians and Jews; League of Women
Voters, recipient of Girl Scout statuette for outstanding service
to the community and organization, 1954; United Appeal Chair-
man, Residential Division, 1960; member U. S. Army Advisory
Committee. Charlotte's first "Woman of the Year", 1955; first
woman elected to Charlotte City Council, 1955; re-elected, 1957.
Received Downtown Charlotte Association Award for "Outstanding
Career Woman in Government and Law." Designated by the United
States Conference of Mayors as the first woman delegate from the
United States to Conference of International Union of Local Au-
thorities in Rome, Italy, 1955, also member of the Advance Prep-
aration Committee of this Conference to prepare agenda and
promote international public relations. Received from the American
Christian Palestine Committee a fellowship for study in the Middle
East, 1956; elected honorary member Hadassah, 1958; awarded
Grant by National Manpower Commission and attended seminar
at Arden House, sponsored by Columbia University, 1958. As a
result of this study by conferees, a publication was released entitled
"Work in the Lives of Married Women", which reflects employment
problems of the working women. Received Carnegie Foundation
Scholarship Grant, 1959, for study at World Affairs Center, New
York City. Listed in "Who's Who" of American Women. Des-
ignated "Omega Citizen of the Year" by Pi Phi Chapter Omega
Psi Phi Fraternity for "worthy community service rendered in
politics and human relations," 1961. Representative in the General
Assembly of 1963 ; State Senator in the General Assembly of 1965.
Re-elected 1966. Member Myers Park Presbyterian Church; for
twelve years served as Orphanage Representative; Pastor's Aide;



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Teacher of Senior High and College Groups; Circle Chairman.
Leader, coordinator and troop consultant for the Girl Scout pro-
gram of the church; received Acknowledgment awarded by the
Session of the Myers Park Presbyterian Church for the unselfish
and devoted Christian service rendered the Girl Scout Program;
organized and supervised troops for five years at the church-
sponsored Oaklawn Community Center. Married Charles H. Evans.
Address: 2 141 Ilassel Place, Charlotte. N. C.

ASHLEY BROWN FUTRELL

(Second Senate District — Counties: Beaufort, Dare, Hyde,
Martin and Tyrrell. One Senator.)

Ashley Brown Futrell, Democrat, of Beaufort County, repre-
senting the Second Senatorial District, was born in Rich Square.
N. C, October 27, 1911. Son of James Thomas and Addie Jane
(Brown) Futrell. Attended Rich Square Public Schools; Wilson
High School, Wilson, N. C; Duke University, B.A. degree, 1933.
Editor and publisher, Daily News, Washington, N. C. Member
E.N.C. Press Association, President, 1958-1957; N. C. Press Asso-
ciation, President, 1960-1961, Community Service Awards, 1957
and 1962, Best Editorials, 1956 and 1959, Best Features, 1960;
Southern Newspaper Association; Sigma Delta Chi, national jour-
nalism fraternity; American Legion, Post Commander; VFW;
Moose; Rotarian ; Mason; Shriner. President and lifetime member
Junior Chamber of Commerce; President Washington Chamber
of Commerce. Member Washington City Board of Education since
1956; N. C. Seashore Commission since 1962; N. C. Court Reform
Commission, 1958-1959. Former school teacher; tobacco buyer prior
to World War II with Imperial Tobacco Co., Wilson, N. C; Athletic
Coach, Wilson High School, and one year (1936) at Atlantic
Christian College. Sergeant in U. S. Army, January 1942-December
1944. State Senator in the General Assembly of 1965, Chairman of
Committee on Conservation and Development and Vice Chairman
of Committee on Propositions and Grievances. Methodist; Presi-
dent Men's Club, 1956; member Official Board since 1950; Church
Lay Leader; Sunday School Teacher; Vice-Chairman N. C. Con-
ference Board of Lay Activities; member N. C. Conference Board
of Public Information, Lay Speaker. Married Rachel Fox of Rox-



rie of Durham
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Ellis of Onslow



ans of Mecklenburg
Futrell of Beaufort
Gentry of Stokes



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Green of Bladen
Griffin of Union



.ncock of Granville
Harrington of Bertie
Henkel of Iredell



alley of Cumberland
Kemp of Guilford
MacLean of Robeson



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McGeachy of Cumberland




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boro, N. C, November 25, 1949. One son, Ashley Brown Futrell,
Jr., age eight. Business address: Washington Daily News, Wash-
ington, N. C; home address: 1206 Summit Avenue, Washington,
N. C.



JAMES WORTH GENTRY

(Twenty-first Senate District — Counties: Alleghany, Ashe,
Stokes and Surry. One Senator.)

James Worth Gentry, Democrat, of Stokes County, representing
the Twenty-first Senatorial District, was born in King, N. C,
August 4, 1908. Son of I. G. and Mary (Kreeger) Gentry. Attended
Draughans Business College, 1929. Fertilizer dealer, cattle raiser
and farmer. County Commissioner 1956-1957, 1957-1958; Chairman
of the local school board for ten years; Chairman Finance Com-
mittee and member Board of Directors, Stokes-Reynolds Memorial
Hospital, 1954-1964. Mason; Charter member King Lions Club,
1948-1960, President, 1957, and Citizen of the Year, 1958; Presi-
dent, Stokes County United Fund, 1959; member Stokes County
Industrial Committee, North West Development Association.
Methodist; Steward, 1952-1964. State Senator in the General As-
sembly of 1961 and 1965. Married Margueriette Precilla Slate,
June 16, 1934. Two children. Address: King, N. C.

VOIT GILMORE

(Nineteenth Senate District — Counties: Davidson, Montgomery,
Moore, Richmond and Scotland. Two Senators.)

Voit Gilmore, Democrat, of Moore County, representing the
Nineteenth Senatorial District, was born in Winston-Salem, N. C,
October 13, 1918. Son of John M. and Helen (Hensel) Gilmore.
Attended Winston-Salem Public Schools; Georgia Military Acad-
emy, 1933-1934; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, A.B.
in Journalism and Political Science, 1939; Rockefeller Institute of
Public Affairs, Washington, D. C, 1940. Lumberman, tree farmer,
motel and restaurant business and land development programs.
Town Councilman and Mayor, Southern Pines, 1953-1957; Director,
United States Travel Service, 1961-1964. Member Phi Beta Kappa,
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Served in U.S. Navy



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as Lieutenant Jg., 1943-1946. Chairman, N. C. Commission on the
Education and Employment of Women; President, N.C. Symphony
Society; Director, N.C. Business Foundation; Director, N. C.
Forestry Association; former member North Carolina Board of
Conservation and Development; member, four exploration missions
to Arctic and Antarctic. State Senator in the General Assembly of
1965. Presbyterian; Deacon, 1958-1966; past Chairman, Presby-
terian Synod's Council of North Carolina. Married Kathryn
Kendrick, January 21, 1945. Children: Kathryn, Geraldine, Susan,
Peter and David. Address: 700 East Indiana Avenue, Southern
Pines, N.C.



JAMES COLLINS GREEN

(Fifteenth Senate District — Counties: Bladen, Brunswick and
Columbus. One Senator.)

James Collins Green, Democrat, of Bladen County, representing
the Fifteenth Senatorial District was born in Halifax County,
Virginia, Feb. 24, 1921. Son of John Collins and Frances Sue
(Oliver) Green. Attended Volens High School, Nathalie, Va.,
graduating in 1936; Washington and Lee University. Farmer and
tobacco warehouse operator. Member Bright Belt Warehouse Ass'n.
Board of Governors; Bladen County Board of Education, 1955-
1961; Bladen County Democratic Executive Committee; Precinct
Chairman or Vice-Chairman for ten years; Trustee of South-
eastern Community College in Columbus County and Chairman of
Building Committee; past President Clarkton Rotary Club; Di-
rector Clarkton Community Development Corp. and Clarkton Mer-
chants Association; President Brown Marsh Development Cor-
poration of Clarkton. Representative in the General Assembly of
1961, 1963 and 1965. Member French Lodge No. 270 A.F. and A.M.;
Thirty-second Degree Scottish Rite Mason; Clarkton Woodmen of
the World Camp. Served as Corporal in U. S. Marine Corps, 1944-
1946; participated in invasion of Iwo Jima as a machine gunner
with Third Marine Division. Presbyterian; Deacon Clarkton Pres-
byterian Church; past Superintendent Sunday School. Married
Alice McAulay Clark, October 7, 1943. Children: Sarah Frances,
age 16; Susan Clark, age 14; James Collins, Jr., age 10. Address:
Box 305, Clarkton, N. C.



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CHARLES FRANKLIN GRIFFIN

(Twenty-fourth Senate District — Counties: Anson, Cabarrus,
Stanly and Union. Two Senators.)

Charles Franklin Griffin, Democrat, of Union County, repre-
senting the Twenty-fourth Senatorial District, was born in Union
County, North Carolina, July 22, 1926. Son of N. Charlie and Mary
Marion Griffin. Attended Unionville Elementary and High School,
1932-1942; University of North Carolina, B.S. degree in Com-
merce, June, 1947; Duke University School of Law, LL.B. degree,
June, 1950. Lawyer. Member North Carolina Bar Assn. and Amer-
ican Bar Assn.; Masonic Lodge; Oasis Temple; International
Fraternity of Delta-Sigma-Pi and Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity;
Monroe Lions Club; Chairman of Union County Democratic Exec-
utive Committee, 1960-1964; Trustee of Charlotte College, 1963-
1965; Director of American Bank and Trust Company, Monroe,
N. C. ; Trustee Union Memorial Hospital, 1953-1958; served in
U. S. Navy. State Senator, 1965. Member Central Methodist Church,
Monroe, N. C; member Board of Stewards; Chairman, Commission
on Stewardship and Finance. Married Betsy Lee, May 30, 1953.
Children : Pamela Lee Griffin, born December 23, 1954, and Tina
Marie Griffin, born August 30, 1961. Address: 1200 Lancaster
Avenue, Monroe, N. C.



FRANKLIN WILLS HANCOCK, III

(Seventh Senate District — Counties: Franklin, Granville and
Vance. One Senator.)

Franklin Wills Hancock, III, Democrat, of Granville County,
representing the Seventh Senatorial District, was born in Oxford,
N. C, June 1, 1918. Son of Frank, Jr. and Lucy (Landis) Hancock.
Attended University of North Carolina, 1939; Northwestern Uni-
versity, B.S. degree in Commerce. Real estate dealer and farmer.
Phi Beta Kappa; Captain, U. S. Army, February 1942-1946. North
Carolina National Guard, 30th Infantry Div., 1947-1961. Repre-
sentative in the General Assembly of 1947; State Senator in the
General Assembly, Regular Sessions of 1951, 1955, 1959 and 1961
and Extra Session of 1956. Baptist. Married Mary Kathryn



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Foerster, October 16, 1943. One son: Franklin Wills Hancock, IV;
three daughters: Mary Helen Hancock, Lucy Osborn Hancock and
Patricia Peyton Hancock. Address: 103 West Front Street, Oxford,
N. C.



JOSEPH JULIAN HARRINGTON

(First Senate District — Counties: Bertie, Camden, Chowan,
Currituck, Gates, Hertford, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans
and Washington. Two Senators.)

Joseph Julian Harrington, Democrat, of Bertie County, repre-
senting the First Senatorial District, was born in Lewiston, N. C,
February 18, 1919. Son of Julian Picott and Ethel Mae (Barnes)
Harrington. President Harrington Mfg. Co., Lewiston, N. C,
manufacturer of farm machinery. Member North Carolina AERO
Club; Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association; Farm Equipment
Institute; North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation; Southern
Farm Equipment Association; Carolinas Farm Equipment Dealers'
Association. Member Davie Lodge No. 39, Lewiston, N. C; 32nd
Degree Scottish Rite; Shriner, Sudan Temple, New Bern, N. C;
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Rocky Mount Lodge No.
1038. Member Lewiston-Woodville Local School Board, 1955-1959;
Town Commissioner, Lewiston, N. C, 1948. State Senator in the
General Assembly of 1963 and 1965. Technical Sergeant, World
War II, 1942-1945. Baptist; Assistant, Young Men's Class, 1957-
1960. Married Lettie Leigh Early, August 7, 1947. Children : Robert
E. H. Harrington; Julian Picott Harrington, II; Victoria Leigh
Harrington. Address: Lewiston, N. C.

COLUMBUS VANCE HENKEL

(Twenty-sixth Senate District — Counties: Alexander, Catawba,
Iredell and Lincoln. Two Senators.)

Columbus Vance Henkel, Democrat, of Iredell County, repre-
senting the Twenty-sixth Senatorial District, was born in States-
ville, North Carolina, September 16, 1908. Son of Columbus Vance
and Lila (Dunavant) Henkel. Attended Statesville Public Schools,
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Carolina. Engaged in real estate and farming. State Senator in the
General Assembly of 1953, 1955, 1957 and 1959. Episcopalian.
Married Julie Steele in 19(55. Address: Turnersburg, N. C.

JOHN TANNERY HENLEY

(Fourteenth Senate District — Counties: Cumberland and Hoke.
Two Senators.)

John Tannery Henley, Democrat, of Cumberland County, repre-
senting the Fourteenth Senatorial District, was born in Wadesboro,
N. C, August 10, 1921. Son of Frank C. and Melissa (Hamilton)
Henley. Attended Mt. Vernon Goodwin Elementary School, 1929-
1935; Cary High School, 1935-1939; University of North Carolina,
B.S. in Pharmacy, 1943. Pharmacist, owner of Clinic Pharmacy in
Hope Mills, N. C, and Professional Drug in Fayetteville, N. C.
Member of North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association; National
Association of Retail Druggists; Mayor, Town of Hope Mills,
1946-1952; member of Town Commission, 1952-1956. Member Kappa
Psi Pharmacy Fraternity and Masonic Order. Staff Sergeant in
U. S. Army from November 1943 to December 1945; served in
Europe with Ninth Division. Served as State Purchasing Officer,
1963-1965. Representative in the General Assembly of 1957, 1959,
1961 and 1963. Methodist; Steward for fifteen years and Super-
intendent of Sunday School for six years. Married Rebecca Ann
Beddingfield, July 28, 1943. Children: three sons, ages 15, 17, 19.
Address: Box 248, Hope Mills, N. C.

CLARENCE EDWARD KEMP

(Eighteenth Senate District — Counties: Guilford and Randolph.
Three Senators.)

Clarence Edward Kemp, Democrat, of Guilford County, repre-
senting the Eighteenth Senatorial District, was born in High
Point, N. C. August 24, 1921. Son of William Thomas and Etta
(Dailey) Kemp. Attended High Point High School, graduating
in 1938; Duke University for two years; High Point College for
two years, graduating in 1948. Operates Advertising and Public
Relations Agency; President of Mat Service, Inc.; Vice-President
of Sheraton of High Point, Inc.; Secretary-Treasurer of American



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Land Company, Inc. Formerly served as staff writer for the
Greensboro Daily News and the High Point Enterprise. Served
in World War II with U. S. Marine Corps, 1942-1946, including
service in the South Pacific as Combat Intelligence Officer; recalled
to active duty during Korean War and released in 1952 with rank
of Captain. Member Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks;
Moose. Representative in the General Assembly of 1957, 1959,
1961 ; State Senator, 1965. Methodist. Married Jessie Dean Russell,
December 4, 1949. Two sons, Alan Dean Kemp, age 13, Jon Edward
Kemp, age 11. Address: 809 Oakview Road, High Point, N. C.



HECTOR MacLEAN

(Twentieth Senate District — County: Robeson. One Senator.)

Hector MacLean, Democrat, of Robeson County, representing
the Twentieth Senatorial District, was born in Baltimore, Maryland,
September 15, 1920. Son of Angus W. and Margaret (French)
McLean. Attended Lumberton High School; Davidson College,
B.S., 1941; University of North Carolina, LL.B., 1948. Law-
yer and banker. President, Southern National Bank of North
Carolina; member North Carolina Bar Association; Amer-
ican Bar Association; past President Young Bankers Division of
the North Carolina Bankers Association; President Virginia and
Carolina Southern Railroad; President Lumberton Implement
Company; Chairman, Board of Trustees St. Andrews Presbyterian
College; Vice-President North Carolina Medical Foundation; Vice-
President Kay and Company; member North Carolina Cancer



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