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Commission ; North Carolina Library Resources Commission ; North
Carolina Bar Association Committee on the Court Study; North
Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission; Sigma Alpha
Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi. Mayor of Lum-
berton, 1948-1952; Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1960,
Alternate, 1964; Treasurer North Carolina Educational Council
on National Purposes, Inc. Appointed to fill unexpired term in
1961 in General Assembly; State Senator in 1963 and 1965 General
Assembly. Served in World War II, 1942-1946; 2nd Lieutenant to
Major. Presbyterian; Deacon-Elder; Moderator Fayetteville Pres-
bytery, 1954. Married Lyl Warwick, 1944. One child, Lyl Billings
MacLean. Address: P. 0. Box 1489, Lumberton, North Carolina.



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DONALD STUART MATHESON

(Eleventh Senate District — Counties: Durham, Orange and
Person. Two Senators.)

Donald Stuart Matheson, Democrat, of Orange County, rep-
resenting the Eleventh Senatorial District, was born in Cheraw,
S.C., November 8, 1903. Son of D. S. and Esten (Jennings)
Matheson. Attended Cheraw High School, 1920; Presbyterian
College of South Carolina; North Carolina State, 1925, B.S. degree;
University of North Carolina, 1932, M.A. degree. Real estate.
Agricultural Agent of Orange County for 35 years; received
Distinguished Service Award by National County Agricultural
Agents Association, 1945. Member Research Triangle Planning
Commission; Three County Library Boards; Board of Hillsborough
Historical Society; President, County Industrial Development
Board; Board of Sunbury Textile Mills; Local Morehead Scholar-
ship Committee; Board Orange County United Fund; Chairman
Local Board Central Carolina Bank and Trust. Lions Club. State
Senator in the General Assembly of 1965. Member St. Matthew's
Episcopal Church of Hillsborough; Vestryman; Treasurer. Mar-
ried Elizabeth Drane Webb, November 4, 1933. One daughter,
Elizabeth Webb Matheson. Address: P. O. Box 634, Hillsborough,
N. C.

CHARLES KIMBLE MAXWELL

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

Charles Kimble Maxwell, Democrat, of Mecklenburg County,
representing the Twenty-seventh Senatorial District, was born in
Whiteville, N. C, November 29, 1923. Son of James Richard and
Sally (Allen) Maxwell. Attended Whiteville Elementary School,
Whiteville, N. C, 1930-1937; New Hanover High School, Wilming-
ton, N. C, 1938-1942; Davidson College, Davidson, N. C, 1942-
1945-1946. Real estate developer. Member Charlotte Board of
Realtors; State Realtors Assn.; National Realtors Assn.; National
Institute of Farm and Land Brokers. President, Carolina Devel-
opers, Inc.; President, Maxwell Realty Company; Secretary-
Treasurer, South Eastern Developers, Inc. Member Sigma Phi
Epsilon, Social Fraternity, Davidson College. 32nd degree Scottish



Biographical Sketches 575

Rite Mason, Masonic Lodge No. 205. Sergeant, U. S. Air Force,
1942-1945, served in Pacific Theater with 331st B-29 Bombardment
Group. Member Huntersville Presbyterian Church. Married Doris
Jane Moore, June 19, 1948. Children: Thomas M., 17; Catherine
J., 8, and John K., 2. Address: Route 1, Box 348, Huntersville,
N. C. 28078.

N. HECTOR McGEACHY, JR.

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

N. Hector McGeachy, Jr., Democrat, of Cumberland County,
representing the Fourteenth Senatorial District, was born in
Fayetteville, N. C, August 8, 1917. Son of Neill Hector and Kate
(McArthur) McGeachy. Attended Fayetteville High School, 1930-
1934; Davidson College, 1934-1938, B.S. degree; University of
North Carolina Law School, 1938-1941, LL.B. Lawyer. President
Cumberland County Bar Association; Twelfth Judicial District;
North Carolina and American Bar Associations; The North
Carolina State Bar; American Judicature Society; State Senator
in General Assembly of 1961 and 1965; Vice-Chairman State Com-
mission on Reorganization of State Government, 1961-1963; State
Commission on Selection of Boards of Education, 1961-1963; Leg-
islative Building Governing Commission, 1965-1969; served four
terms as Chairman Cumberland County Democratic Executive
Committee; past member State Democratic Executive Committee
and State Democratic Platform Committee; President Cape Fear
Area Davidson College Alumni Association; Director Board of
Managers Southern National Bank; Director Mid-South Insurance
Company; President Fayetteville Jaycees, 1947-1948; State Vice-
President and National Chairman U. S. Jaycees, 1947-1950. Mem-
ber Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Fraternity; Kappa
Sigma; Kiwanis; Ruritan Club; Mason, York and Scottish Rite;
Shriner. Captain, Infantry, 12 months combat, Bronze Star, Com-
bat Infantryman Badge, 1941-1945. Presbyterian; Deacon and
past Teacher Senior Men's Bible Class. Married Mildred Kelly,
October 20, 1951. Address: 2011 Winterlochen Road, Fayetteville,
N. C. Business address: Suite 1000 First Citizens Bank Building,
Fayetteville, N. C.



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LENNOX POLK McLENDON, JR.

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

Lennox Polk McLendon, Jr., Democrat, of Guilford County,
representing the Eighteenth Senatorial District, was born in
Durham, N. C, February 2, 1921. Son of Lennox Polk and Mary
Lilly (Aycock) McLendon. Attended Baylor School, Chattanooga,
Tenn., 1986-1938; University of North Carolina, 1938-1942, A.B.;
University of North Carolina Law School, 1945-1948, LL.B. Lawyer.
Member North Carolina Bar Association; American Bar Asso-
ciation; Phi Delta Phi, legal fraternity; Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Twice President of Greensboro Community Council; member Board
of Directors, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1963-1964;
Greensboro Board of Education, 1960; North Carolina Law Re-
view, 1946-1948; author of articles, North Carolina Law Review,
1946-1948; member Advisory Board, Greensboro Division of Guil-
ford College. President North Carolina Children's Home Society;
President Guilford County Young Democratic Club. Served as
Lieutenant in U. S. Air Force, 1942-1945, 389 Bomb Group,
awarded Distinguished Flying Cross; Major in Air Force Reserve,
1958-. State Senator in the General Assembly of 1965. Member
First Presbyterian Church, Greensboro, N. C; Chairman Board
of Deacons, 1963, Elder. Married Mary L. Inabnet, December 29,
1945. Children: Lennox P., Ill, age 16; Christopher B., age 15;
Brantley Aycock, age 12; Mary Inabnet, age 8. Address: 201
Kimberly Drive, Greensboro, N. C.



HERMAN AUBREY MOORE

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

Herman Aubrey Moore, Democrat, of Mecklenburg County, repre-
senting the Twenty-seventh Senatorial District, was born in Green-
wood, S. C, November 8, 1929. Son of Herman A. Moore (deceased)
and Emmie McConnell Moore. Attended Culver Military Academy,
1944-1946; Darlington School, Rome, Ga., 1946-1947; Central High
School, 1947-1948; University of North Carolina; Charlotte College.



McLendon of Guilford
Moore of Mecklenburg
Morgan of Harnett



Nielson of Forsyth
Norton of McDowell
Osteen of Guilford



Parrish of Rowan
Penn of Rockingham
Rauch of Gaston



Scott of Alamance
Shuford of Catawba
Simmons of Duplin



Warren of Wayne
White of Cleveland
White of Lenoir



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Senior Vice President of American Credit Corporation. President
Mecklenburg County YDC; Secretary Democratic Executive Com-
mittee. 1952-1956; Dinner Chairman Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner,
L955. State Senator in the General Assembly of 1965. Presbyterian.
Mai lied Bette Craig', 1950. One daughter, Leslie, age 15; three
sons. Herman, III, age 13; Craig, age 11 and Eric, age 7. Address:
1521 Dilworth Road, Charlotte, N. C.

ROBERT BURREN MORGAN

(Thirteenth Senate District — Counties: Chatham, Harnett and
Lee. One Senator.)

Robert Burren Morgan, Democrat, of Harnett County, repre-
senting the Thirteenth Senatorial District, was born in Harnett
County, October 5, 1925. Son of James Harvey and Alice (Butts)
Morgan. Attended Lillington High School, 1938-1942; East Carolina
Teachers College, B.S., 1947; Wake Forest Law School, LL.B.,
1950. Lawyer. Member Harnett County Bar Association; N. C.
State Bar; N. C. State Bar Association; American Bar Asso-
ciation; Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Justice, 1950; Masonic
Lodge; Order of Eastern Star, Patron, 1951-1952; Rotary Club,
past President. Clerk Superior Court of Harnett County, 1950-1954.
Chairman, Board of Trustees, East Carolina College; President
East Carolina College Alumni, 1957-1959. Served as Lieutenant
in U. S. Navy, 1944-1946, 1952; Lt. Commander in Naval Reserve;
State Senator in the General Assembly of 1955, 1959, 1963 and
1965, President Pro Tern, 1965. Baptist; Deacon, 1951-1954. Married
Katie Earle Owen, Roseboro, N. C. Two children: Margaret Anne,
age 5, Mary Elizabeth, age 4. Address: Box 397, Lillington, N. C.

MRS. GERALDINE R. NIELSON

(Twenty-second Senate District — County: Forsyth. Two Sen-
ators.)

Mrs. Geraldine R. Nielson, Republican, of Forsyth County, repre-
senting the Twenty-second Senatorial District, was born in Hunter,
Utah (now an integral part of Salt Lake City.) Daughter of Lon
Rasmussen and Susan (Lewis) Nielson. Attended Monroe Ele-
mentary and Junior High, Granger Utah ; Cyprus High School,



Biographical Sketches 579

Magna, Utah; State University of New York, Albany, 1960-1962;
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, N. C, 1962-1964, B.S.S.A.
degree, 1964-1965, M.Ed, degree. Teacher (business education
and administration), Secretary. Member National Education Assn.;
National Business Education Assn.; Local League of Women
Voters; Forsyth County Republican Women's Federation; Sigma
Alpha, honorary undergraduate fraternity, 1964; Delta Pi Epsilon,
honorary graduate fraternity, 1965. Several years' business ex-
perience, including office manager of small wholesale and manu-
facturing concern, also Secretary to large university architect. Uni-
tarian; Sunday School Teacher, 1961-1962. Married Dr. Eldon D.
Nielson. Children: Dennis, 18; Karen, 15, and Karla, 12. Address:
3521 Kirklees Road, Winston-Salem, N. C. 27104.

CLYDE MONROE NORTON

(Thirtieth Senate District — Counties: Avery, McDowell and
Rutherford. One Senator.)

Clyde Monroe Norton, Democrat, of McDowell County, repre-
senting the Thirtieth Senatorial District, was born in Marion,
N. C, March 7, 1916. Son of Jasper Monroe and Sarah (Hensley)
Norton. Owner and manager of Norton Furniture Company, Inc..
Old Fort, N. C, and President of Norton-Ramsey Motor Lines,
Inc., Hickory, N. C. Mason; Master of Joppa Lodge No. 401 of the
Masonic Order, 1949; Alderman of the town of Old Fort, N. C,
1952-1954; member Board of County Commissioners of McDowell
County, 1956-1965; Vice-Chairman, Board of County Commissioners
since 1960. State Senator in the General Assembly of 1965. Mem-
ber First Baptist Church of Old Fort, N. C; member Board of
Deacons since 1946. Married Janet Nodine, May 13, 1944. Children:
Kenneth, age 20, Tommy, age 14, and Sarah, age 8. Address:
P. O. Box 477, Old Fort, N. C.

JOHN LUKE OSTEEN

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

John Luke Osteen, Republican, of Guilford County, representing
the Eighteenth Senatorial District, was born in Brevard, N. C,



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.Juno 12, 1893. Son of Lafayette and Carolyn (Bauther) Osteen.
Attended Transylvania County schools; Fruitland Institute,
Henderson County, 1911-1915; Special work in teaching at U.N.C.
Retired United States Probation and Parole Officer. Member First
Baptist Church, Greensboro, N. C; Sunday School Teacher. Mar-
ried Ruth Tatum (now deceased), February 14, 1924. Two sons:
Lt. Col. John L. Osteen, Jr. and William L. Osteen, Attorney.
Address: Box 2403, Greensboro, N. C.



CLAUDE UMSTEAD PARRISH

(Twenty-third Senate District — County: Rowan. One Senator.)

Claude Umstead Parrish, Republican, of Rowan County, repre-
senting the Twenty-third Senatorial District, was born in Durham
County, N.C., May 16, 1904. Son of J. G. and Fannie Belle (Pashal)
Parrish. Attended Bragtown High School. Owner of Parrish
Bakeries, Inc. Master of the Royal Science of the 32 Degree of the
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Richmond, Virginia; a
Noble of the Mystic Shrine in ACCA Temple of Richmond, Vir-
ginia. Private in U.S. Army, 1922-1926. Married Lessie McFarland,
October 1, 1927. Children: Mrs. Lessie Gaynelle Grizzard, Mrs.
Betty Jean Knott, Jr., Mrs. Janet Marie Cranford and Claudia
Louise Parrish. Address: P. 0. Box 524, Salisbury, N. C.

FRANK REID PENN

(Sixteenth Senate District — Caswell and Rockingham. One Sen-
ator.)

Frank Reid Penn, Democrat, of Rockingham County, repre-
senting the Sixteenth Senatorial District, was born in Reidsville,
N. C, September 2, 1917. Son of Charles Ashby and Stella Clarke
(Edrington) Penn. Attended The Hun School, 1933-1936; Uni-
versity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1936-1940. President,
Reidsville Oil Co., Inc. Member of Reidsville Rotary Club, past
President; Past President, Reidsville Jaycee's. Mason, Shriner and
Elk. President of Rockingham County on Mental Retardation, Inc.
Member of Rockingham Board of County Commissioners, 1965-.
Served in U.S. Army, Tank Destroyers, 1st Lt. Presbyterian;



Biographical Sketches 581

Deacon, 1946; Sunday School Superintendent, 1964-. Married
Roberta Winton, December 17, 1941. Children: Roberta W., F.
Reid, Anne Spencer, Charles A. and Edrington J. Address: 1202
Crescent Drive, Reidsville, N. C.



MARSHALL ARTHUR RAUCH

(Twenty-ninth Senate District — Counties: Cleveland and Gaston.
Two Senators.)

Marshall Arthur Rauch, Democrat, of Gaston County, repre-
senting the Twenty-ninth Senatorial District, was born in New
York City, February 2, 1923. Son of Nathan A. and Tillie (Wohl)
Rauch. Attended Woodmere High School, Class of 1940, Woodmere,
N. Y. ; Duke University, for three years. Chairman of Board,
Pyramid Mills Co., Inc., Bessemer City, N. C, and Chairman of
Board, Pyramid Dye Corp., Bessemer City, N. C. Member Asso-
ciated Industries, President, 1964-1965; Alpha Upsilon of Zeta
Beta Tau, Duke University, President, 1942. Citizen of the Year
Award, Omega Psi Phi of Gaston County, 1966; Mayor Pro Tern,
Gastonia, N. C, 1952-1954, 1961-1963; member City Council,
Gastonia, N. C, 1952-1954, 1961-1965. Man of the Year, Junior
Chamber of Commerce, 1957; Man of the Year, Junior Woman's
Club, 1964; Chairman Gastonia Human Relations Committee since
1964. Served in Infantry (PFC), 1943-1945. Member Temple
Emanuel, Gastonia, N. C. Married Jeanne Girard, May 18, 1946.
Children: John, Ingrid, Marc, Peter and Stephanie. Address: 1121
Scotch Drive, Gastonia, N. C.

RALPH H. SCOTT

(Seventeenth Senate District — County: Alamance. One Senator.)

Ralph H. Scott, Democrat, of Alamance County, representing the
Seventeenth Senatorial District, was born near Haw River, N. C,
December 12, 1903. Son of Robert Walter and Elizabeth (Hughes)
Scott. Attended Hawfields High School, 1916-1920; North Carolina
State College, B.S., 1924. President of Melville Dairy, Inc. Mem-
ber Optimist Club; Kiwanis Club, President 1942; Chamber of
Commerce, President 1944-1945; Merchants Association; North



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Carolina Dairy Products Association, President, 1947; North
Carolina Jersey Breeders Association, President, 1939; President
Alamance Dairy Foods; Vice-President Alamance Broadcasting
Co.; Raleigh, Durham, Burlington Dairy Council, President 1945-
L946; Alamance County Tuberculosis Association, President 1942,
L953 and 1954; North Carolina State Grange; North Carolina
Farm Bureau; member Advisory Budget Commission, 1961, 1962,
1963 and 1964; Chairman, Governor's Commission on Mental Re-
tardation. County Commissioner, 1944-1950. Mason; member Bur-
lington Moose Lodge; Bula Lodge No. 409, A.F. & A.M.; Burlington
BPO Elks No. 1633; Knights Templar; Royal Arch Masons; Oasis
Temple. State Senator in the General Assembly of 1951, 1953,
1955. 1961. 1963 and 1965. Presbyterian; Elder since 1950; Chair-
man Board of Deacons, 1938-1950. Married Hazeleene Tate, No-
vember 11, 1925. Children: Miriam Scott Mayo, Tarboro, N. C;
Ralph Henderson Scott, Jr., Route 1, Haw River, N. C; William
Clevenger Scott, Burlington, N. C. Address: Rt. 1, Haw River,
N. C.



ADRIAN LAFAYETTE SHUFORD, JR.

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

Adrian Lafayette Shuford, Jr., Democrat, of Catawba County,
representing the Twenty-sixth Senatorial District, was born in
Hickory, N. C, December 23, 1910. Son of Adrian L., Sr. and
Annie (Warlick) Shuford. Attended Hickory High School, 1924-
1928; Cornell University, 1928-1929; University of North Carolina,
1929-1932. President of Jackson Buff Corporation. Mayor, Town of
Conover, 1937; member of Catawba County Board of Commis-
sioners, 1948-1959; Chairman Board of Trustees of Catawba Col-
lege, awarded honorary degree of Doctor of Humanitarian Service
by Catawba College. Lieutenant, U. S. Navy, 1943-1945, served
in the Pacific area. State Senator in the General Assembly of 1965.
Member Trinity Evangelical & Reformed Church; Elder; Super-
intendent of Sunday School, 1964. Married Dorothy Cilley, June
16, 1932. Children: Adrian L. Shuford, III and Dorothy Anna
Shuford. Address: P. O. Box 398, Conover, N. C.



Biographical Sketches 583

LEROY GASTON SIMMONS

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

LeRoy Gaston Simmons, Democrat, of Duplin County, repre-
senting the Tenth Senatorial District, was born in Albertson,
N. C, January 1, 1916. Son of Marvin William and Mattie (Kor-
negay) Simmons. Attended Outlaws Bridge Grammar School,
1922-1928; B. F. Grady High School, 1928-1932. Farmer. President
Duplin County Farm Bureau for thirteen years; Vice-President
State Farm Bureau since 1958; Chairman Sencland Agriculture
Committee, 1961-1962; received Farm Bureau "Distinguished Serv-
ice Award" for Agriculture, 1958. Member Board of Directors
State Farm Bureau; Executive Board Farm Bureau Insurance
Company; N. C. Farm Bureau Flue Cured Tobacco Advisory Com-
mittee; 20 Man Belt Wide Tobacco Committee. State Senator in
the General Assembly of 1963. Mason, member St. John's Lodge
No. 13, Kenansville, N. C. Attends Outlaws Bridge Universalist
Church. Married Edith Martin, May 4, 1940. Children: William
Gaston, Lisa Kay and Martin LeRoy. Address: Albertson, N. C.

LINDSAY CARTER WARREN, JR.

(Ninth Senate District — County: Wayne. One Senator.)

Lindsay Carter Warren, Jr., Democrat, of Wayne County, repre-
senting the Ninth Senatorial District, was born in Washington,
N. C, October 8, 1924. Son of Lindsay C. and Emily H. Warren.
Attended Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, D. C, grad-
uating 1942; University of North Carolina, B.S. degree, 1948;
School of Law, University of North Carolina, J.D., 1951. Lawyer.
Member Order of Coif; American Bar Association; North Carolina
Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Zeta Psi; Board of Trustees
Wayne County Memorial Hospital; Goldsboro Board of Education,
1959-1962. State Senator in the General Assembly of 1963 and
1965. Member and Chairman N. C. Courts Commission, 1963. Mem-
ber N. C. Board of Higher Education, 1965. Served in U. S. Coast
Guard Reserve, Lt. (j.g.), 1943-1946. Member First Presbyterian
Church, Goldsboro, N. C; Ruling Elder. Married Grace J. Bowen,
September 4, 1948. Children: Adrienne B., age 11; Emily H., age 9
Grace J., age 7. Address: 1606 Laurel Street, Goldsboro, N. C.



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JACK HUTCHINS WHITE

(Twenty-ninth Senate District — Counties: Cleveland and Gaston.
Two Senators.)

Jack Hutchins White, Democrat, of Cleveland County, repre-
senting the Twenty-ninth Senatorial District, was born in Winston-
Salem, N. C, July 2, 1925. Son of Emmett and Hannah Elizabeth
(Hutchins) White. Attended Charles L. Coon High School, Wilson,
N. C, 1943; Wake Forest College, B.S., 1951; Wake Forest College
School of Law, LL.B., 1951. Lawyer. Member North Carolina Bar
Association; American Bar Association; Cleveland County Bar
Association, President, 1962. Member Phi Delta Phi Legal Fra-
ternity; Alpha Sigma Phi Social Fraternity; Alpha Psi Omega
Dramatic Fraternity. Solicitor Kings Mountain Recorder's Court,
1951-1953; Judge Kings Mountain Recorder's Court, 1953-1964.
Sergeant in U.S. Army, 1944-1946. State Senator in the General
Assembly of 1965. Baptist; Trustee, 1957-1959; Deacon, 1959-
1961; Teacher Adult Bible Class since 1957. Married Dorcas
Louise Cline, June 10, 1950. Children: Jack H. White, Jr., Nancy
Love White and Alyson Elizabeth White. Address: 218 Edgemont
Drive, Kings Mountain, N. C.



THOMAS JACKSON WHITE

(Fifth Senate District — Counties: Greene, Jones and Lenoir.
One Senator.)

Thomas Jackson White, Democrat, of Lenoir County, repre-
senting the Fifth Senatorial District, was born in Concord, N. C,
March 6, 1903. Son of Thomas Jackson White, Sr., and Mary
Isabelle (Culp) White. Attended Cabarrus County Elementary
Schools, 1909-1914; Kershaw, S. C. County Elementary Schools,
1915-1917; Charlotte University School, 1917; Bailey Military
Institute, 1918-1919; Concord High School, 1919-1920; North
Carolina State College, 1920-1922; University of North Carolina
Law School, 1924-1927. Lawyer. Lenoir County Attorney, 1938-
1964. Member Lenoir County Bar Association, President, 1952;
President 6th District Bar Association, 1954; North Carolina
State Bar Association, Inc.; North Carolina Bar Association;



Biographical Sketches 585

American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi
Gamma Delta (Epsilon Chapter, U.N.C.) ; Phi Alpha Delta Law
Fraternity; Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. Member
Wildlife Resources Commission, 1947-1949, Chairman, 1948-1949;
member Commission on Legislative Representation; Richard Cas-
well Memorial Commission; Commission for Reorganization of
State Government, 1957-1959; Chairman of North Carolina State
Legislative Building Commission; member of The Sir Walter
Raleigh Commission; Governor's Commission on Education beyond
the High School; Advisory Budget Commission, 1961 — , Chair-
man, 1963 — ; Board of Awards, 1961 — ; member Legislative
Council 1963-1965; Legislative Building Governing Commission, 1963
— ; Chairman 1965 — ; Commission on Interstate Cooperation,
1963 — ; Commission on the Dedication of the Legislative Building,
1963 — ; Legislative Research Commission, 1965 — ; delegate to
Legislative Work Conference of Southern Regional Education
Board, New Orleans, Louisiana, September, 1956; member of
Richard Caswell Masonic Lodge No. 705 A.F. and A.M.; Sphinx
Club; Rams Club, University of North Carolina; The Rainbow
Gun Club; Camp Bryan Rod and Gun Club; Loyal Order of the
Moose; Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Kinston Lodge
No. 740. Member of Company E, 120th Infantry, N. C. National
Guard, 1921-1924. Representative from Lenoir County in the Gen-
eral Assembly of North Carolina, Regular Sessions of 1953, 1955
and 1957 and Extra Session of 1956. State Senator in the General
Assembly of 1961, 1963 and 1965, and Extra Sessions, 1963, 1965
and 1966. Episcopalian. Married Mrs. Virginia Edwards Turley,
December 29, 1937. Children: Isabelle White (daughter by former
marriage); Mrs. Sarah Ellen White Archie; Thomas Jackson
White, III; Mrs. Virginia Turley Moseley (step-daughter). Ad-
dress: P. O. Box 187, Kinston, N. C.



SAM LATHAM WHITEHURST

(Third Senate District — Counties: Carteret, Craven and Pamlico.
One Senator.)

Sam Latham Whitehurst, Democrat, of Craven County, repre-
senting the Third Senatorial District, was born near New Bern,



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N. C, July 30, 1922. Ron of Fred Hancock and Sallie Tingle
Whitehurst. Graduated Fishburne Military School; attended North
Carolina State University at Raleigh. Farmer. Director, N. C.
State Alumni Association. Past President Craven County Farm
Bureau; President Dairy Farmers, Inc.; Member Doric Lodge
No. 568, A.F. & A.M. Rotarian; V.F.W.; American Legion; Scottish
Rite Bodies; Sudan Temple. Director Atlantic East Carolina Rail-
way. Served in United States Army with rank of Corporal, Jan-
uary, 1943 to December, 1945. Representative in the General As-
sembly of 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961 and 1963. State Senator



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