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County Tourist Bureau; former member, Nags Head Town Coun-
cil. Served in U.S. Navy, 1942-1946 (Chief Store-keeper Dis-
bursing). Member Mount Olivet Methodist Church, Manteo, N. C;
Treasurer, fifteen years; Board of Stewards and Finance; Board
of Trustees; President, Methodist Men's Club. Married Lina Esta
Oden, August 29, 1940. One son : Archie Douglas Burrus, age 15.
Address: Mother Vineyard Road, P. O. Box 186, Manteo, N. C.



Burden of Bertie
Burma of Dare

Calvert of Mecklenburg



Carson of Mecklenburg
Chase of Wayne
Church of Vance



Clark of Bladen

Clark nf New Hanover
Clark of Union



Collier of Columbus
Collins of Alleghany
Craig of Gaston



Culpepper of Pasquotank
Eagles of Edgecombe
Edwards of Guilford



Elliott of Lenoir
Ervin of Burke

Euliss of Alamance




Biographical Sketches 601

RICHARD B. CALVERT

(Thirty-sixth House District — County: Mecklenburg. Seven
Representatives.)

Richard B. Calvert, Republican, of Mecklenburg County, repre-
senting the Thirty-sixth Representative District, was born in
Portsmouth, Ohio, February 11, 1901. Son of Robert Emerson and
Laura (Richardson) Calvert. Attended Portsmouth, Ohio, Graded
School; Houma, Louisiana, High School; Dension University
Granville, Ohio, B.S. degree, 1923. Retired sales engineer. Former
member' American Society Tool Engineers; Treasurer, Program
Chairman, American Society Tool Engineers; President and Gen-
eral Manager, Doall Carolina Company. Member Sigma Alpha
Epsilon (College Fraternity); Civitan Club, member Board of
Directors. Served in R.O.T.C. as Cadet Captain. Member Myers
Park Baptist Church; Adult Teacher, 1954-1966; Deacon, 1956-
1966. Married Catharine Purdy, September 5, 1925. One daughter,
Ruth Calvert Parks; two sons, Richard B. Calvert, Jr. and William
P. Calvert. Address: 417 Jefferson Drive, Charlotte, N. C. 28211.



JAMES HOLMES CARSON, JR.

(Thirty-sixth House District — County: Mecklenburg. Seven
Representatives. )

James Holmes Carson, Jr., Republican, of Mecklenburg County,
representing the Thirty-sixth Representative District, was born in
Charlotte, N. C, February 14, 1935. Son of James Holmes and
Charlotte (Milstead) Carson. Attended Darlington School, Rome,
Ga., 1949-1952; University of North Carolina, A.B. degree, 1961;
University of North Carolina Law School, LL.B., 1963. Lawyer.
Member North Carolina State Bar; American Trial Lawyers Assn.;
Charlotte Kiwanis Club; Charlotte Jaycees, Director, 1965; Presi-
dent Reserve Officers Assn. Lcdr. USNR, active duty, 1955-1959,
1961-1962; now in Ready Reserve. Member Myers Park Pres-
byterian Church. Married Beverly Parker King, June 1, 1957.
Children: Page Laurie Carson, Suzanna Read Carson, and
Christina King Carson. Address: 419 Ellsworth Road, Charlotte,
N. C.



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NANCY WIN BON CHASE

(Tenth House District — County: Wayne. Two Representatives.)

Nancy Winbon Chase, Democrat, of Wayne County, repre-
senting the Tenth Representative District, was born in Fremont,
\. ('.. October 12, 1903. Daughter of Robert Edward and Kate
(Davis) Winbon. Attended Fremont High School, 1910-1921.
Housewife. Vice-Chairman Eureka Precinct, 1960, 1961; Co-
Chairman Wayne County Democratic Campaign, 1960; Chairman
North Carolina Farm Bureau, Women's Committee, 1955-1961 ;
North Carolina Farm Bureau, Distinguished Service to Agri-
culture Award, 1956; Member Board of Trustees, Wayne Technical
Inst.; Wayne County "Woman of the Year," 1956; Member Golds-
boro area Chamber of Commerce; honorary member Future Home-
makers of America; included in 1965 edition of International
Biography; received 1965 Progressive Farmer Award for Rural
Woman of the Year in the South; serving on Legislative Com-
mission to study Education and Employment of Women, Vice
Chairman of Commission. Treasurer North Carolina Council of
Women's Organizations, 1959-1961. Vice-Chairman, 1957-1959.
Member Board of Directors Wayne County Red Cross, Mental
Health Commission, Traffic Saftey Commission and other vol-
untary organizations. Member Governor's State Traffic Safety
Council; Eureka School Board, 1959, 1960; Charles B. Aycock
School Board, 1960-1962; State Welfare Study Commission, 1961,
1962; State Tobacco Advisory Committee, 1966; Wayne County
Extension Advisory Committee, 1964. Democratic "Woman of the
Year", Wayne County and Third District, 1962; "Tar Heel of the
Week" in The News and Observer, August 12, 1962. Representative
in the General Assembly of 1963 and 1965. Honorary member Delta
Kappa Gamma, 1963, (teachers' organization) ; member Beta Sigma
Phi, (social and cultural organization), also honorary international
member; included in 1962 edition of "North Carolina Lives — The
Tar Heel Who's Who"; included in 1964 edition of "Who's Who
of American Women". Chairman Legislative Committee of North
Carolina Mental Health Association; member Business and Pro-
fessional Women's Club, and also Chairman of Legislative Com-
mittee of the Club; member of The North Carolina Literary and
Historical Association; received Community Service Award in 1963



Biographical Sketches 603

given by Eureka Ruritan Club. Methodist; President Woman's
Society of Christian Service; District Treasurer, New Bern Dis-
trict, 1946-1948; District President; New Bern District, 1949-
1953; Charge Treasurer, 1959-1960; Honorary Life Patron, 1952;
Life Member, 1944 award. Teacher Adult Sunday School, 1947-
1966; Treasurer Eureka Church, 1959-1966; member Board of
Stewards, 1959-1966. Married John B. Chase, January 27, 1922
(now deceased). Children: John B., Jr. and Thomas E. Chase.
Address: Box 226, Eureka, N. C.



JOHN TRAMMEL CHURCH

(Sixteenth House District — Counties: Franklin, Vance and
Warren. Two Representatives.)

John Trammel Church, Democrat, of Vance County, representing
the Sixteenth Representative District, was born in Raleigh, N. C,
September 22, 1917. Son of Charles Randolph and Lela (Johnson)
Church. Attended Boyden High School, Salisbury, N. C, graduated
1935; Catawba College, 1936-1938; University of North Carolina,
1938-1942, B.S. in Pharmacy. Senior Vice President and Secretary,
Rose's Stores, Inc. Member N. C. Merchants Assn., past Presi-
dent; Secretary of American Retail Federation. Member Kappa
Alpha Order, University of North Carolina; Elks; Masons;
Shrine; Rotary, past President; Jr. Chamber of Commerce, Hen-
derson, N. C, past President; member City Council, Henderson,
N. C, 1965-1966; Chairman Democratic Executive Committee of
Vance County, 1965-1966. Trustee Louisburg College; Director
and Executive Committee, Peoples Bank & Trust Co.; Vice Chair-
man of Kerr Lake Commission; Secretary of Board of Trustees,
Maria Parham Hospital; Vice President Occoneechee Council,
Boy Scouts of America. Served in U. S. Marine Corps Reserve
(Naval Aviation), Captain, 1942-1945. Member First Methodist
Church, Henderson, N. C, past Chairman of Board; past Chairman
of Finance Committee; past President Men's Bible Class. Married
Emma Thomas Rose, December 31, 1943. Children: John Trammel,
Jr. and Elizabeth Howard. Address: 420 Woodland Road, Hen-
derson, N. C.



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CHATHAM CALHOUN CLARK

(Twelfth House District — Counties: Bladen and Sampson. Two
Representatives.)

Chatham Calhoun Clark, Democrat, of Bladen County, repre-
senting the Twelfth Representative District, was born in Eliza-
bethtown, N. C, August 15, 1908. Son of John Marvin and Mattie
Lyon Clark. Attended Davidson College, 1929, B.S. degree; Yale
University, 1945, School of Far Eastern Affairs. Radio — Bladen
Broadcasting Corp. Director, Bank of Elizabethtown. Appointed
to State Senate in 1961 to fill unexpired term of Judge Edward B.
Clark; Elizabethtown Town Commissioner and Mayor pro tern,
1959-1903; Chairman, Bladen County Industrial Development Com-
mission since 1962. Major, U. S. Air Force, 1942-1946. Member
Trinity Methodist Church; member Official Board; Trustee; Lay-
reader. Single. Address: Elizabethtown, N. C.



GEORGE THOMAS CLARK, JR.

(Fifth House District — County: New Hanover. Two Repre-
sentatives.)

George Thomas Clark, Jr., Republican, of New Hanover County,
representing the Fifth Representative District, was born in Lum-
berton, N. C. Son of George Thomas and Sarah (Carlyle) Clark.
Attended New Hanover High School, 1942-1946; University of the
South, Sewanee, Tenn., 1946-1948; University of North Carolina,
1948-1950, A.B. degree; University of North Carolina Law School,
graduating, 1952, LL.B. degree. Lawyer. Member New Hanover
County Bar Association; North Carolina State Bar; Maritime
Law Association of the United States; Kiwanis Club of Wilmington.
Lieutenant Commander, U. S. Naval Reserve, 1953; Commanding
Officer, U. S. Naval Reserve, Surface Division, Wilmington, N. C,
(inactive duty), 1962-1964. Representative in the General Assembly
of 1965. Member St. James Episcopal Church. Married Elizabeth
Ann Patman of Siler City, N. C, September 21, 1957. Children:
George T., Ill, age 7 and William Louis, age 5. Address: 1218
Fairway Drive, Wilmington, N. C.



Biographical Sketches 605

RICHARD SCHUYLER CLARK

(Thirty-third House District — Counties: Anson and Union. Two
Representatives. )

Richard Schuyler Clark, Democrat, of Union County, repre-
senting the Thirty-third Representative District, was born in
Wadesboro, Anson County, N. C, February 12, 1927. Son of H. G.,
Sr. and Ruby Lee (Hardy) Clark. Attended Polkton School, 1933;
Wadesboro Public Schools, 1933-1945; Pfeiffer College, 1946-1947;
Wake Forest College, 1947-1948; Wake Forest Law School, 1948-
1951, LL.B., Lawyer. Member American Bar Assn.; N. C. Bar
Assn.; Union County Bar Assn. Secretary-Treasurer, 19th Judi-
cial District Bar, 1955-1956. Exchequer of Ruffin Inn, Phi Delta
Phi Legal Fraternity, Wake Forest School of Law, 1950-1951.
Member Moose Lodge, Monroe, N. C. Chairman, Randolph County
Democratic Executive Committee, 1958-1960. U. S. Navy, Seaman
1st Class, 1945-1946. Episcopalian; member of Vestry, 1956-1960,
1964-1966. Married Margaret Gerock, June 14, 1953. Children:
Connie, Nancy, Mary Margaret and Elizabeth Ann. Address: 702
Kintyre Drive, Monroe, N. C. 28110



CLYDE MOORE COLLIER

(Thirteenth House District — Counties: Brunswick and Columbus.
Two Representatives.)

Clyde Moore Collier, Democrat, of Columbus County, repre-
senting the Thirteenth Representative District, was born in White-
ville, N. C, December 6, 1905. Son of George Elwood and Eliza
Mae (George) Collier. Attended Whiteville Elementary and High
Schools; Wake Forest College, B.A. in Business Administration,
1932; National L. P. Gas School, May, 1961. President of Collier
Gas Co.; farmer. Member Whiteville Merchants Assn.; Phi Kappa
Mu, Wake Forest College; Columbus County Board of Education,
July, 1958-1960, 1962-1964. Principal of schools in North Carolina
for twenty-one years. Methodist; Chairman, Board of Stewards;
Chairman, Finance Committee; Chairman, Church Trustees. Mar-
ried Florence Elizabeth Smith, December 21, 1933. Address: Rt. 1,
Box 258, Hallsboro, N. C.



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PORTER CLAUDE COLLINS, JR.

(Thirty-seventh House District — Counties: Alleghany, Ashe,
Stokes and Surry. Three Representatives.)

Porter Claude Collins, Jr., Democrat, of Alleghany County,
representing the Thirty-seventh Representative District, was born
in Alleghany County, N. C, July 1, 1928. Son of Porter Claude and
Nannie (Billings) Collins. Attended Glade Valley High School.
Owner of general insurance agency, and live stock farmer. Member
Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina. Elected Director
of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corp., 1965-. Member Executive
Committee of New River Development Corp.; Trustee North-
western Regional Library; past Chairman Laurel Springs School
Committee, 1958-1963; past Chairman Laurel Springs Community
Club, 1956-1962. Member Executive Committee of New River
Mental Health Association for Alleghany, Ashe and Watauga
Counties; Alleghany County Board of County Commissioners,
1964-. Alleghany County Tax Supervisor, 1965-. Member Sparta
Masonic Lodge #423, past Master; York Rite Masons; Oasis
Shrine; Sparta Odd Fellows Lodge #112; Grange, "Grange Dep-
uty of the Year" for 1962; past Deputy North Carolina State
Grange, 1956-1965; past Master Alleghany Pomona Grange, 1957-
1963. Member Sparta Methodist Church; President Young Adult
Class; Steward; Treasurer of Building Fund; member of Official
Board. Married Annie Blanche Pugh, June 10, 1947. Two daugh-
ters: Linda, age 17, and Susan, age 13. Address: P. 0. Box 5,
Laurel Springs, N. C. 28644.

HUBERT MAXTON CRAIG, JR.

(Forty-first House District — Counties: Gaston and Lincoln. Four
Representatives.)

Hubert Maxton Craig, Jr., Republican, of Gaston County, repre-
senting the Forty-first Representative District, was born in Gaston
County, January 16, 1931. Son of Hubert Maxton and Beulah
(Rimmer) Craig. Attended Stanley Graded Schools, 1937-1944;
Lincolnton High School, 1944-1948; Wake Forest College, B.S.
in Business Administration, 1952. Textile machinery manufac-
turer and real estate. Member National Association of Manufac-
turers; National Association of Real Estate Boards; Delta Sigma



Biographical Sketches 607

Pi (National Business Fraternity). Treasurer, Gaston County
Republican Party, 1960-1964; Treasurer, 10th Congressional Dis-
trict Republican Party, 1964-1965. Trustee, Gardner Webb College,
1963-1967; member Board of Directors, Citizens Nat'l. Bank,
Gastonia; Board of Trustees, Gaston Childrens Center, 1963-1966.
Member Bruington Memorial Baptist Church; Sunday School
Superintendent, 1958-1966; member Board of Deacons, 1959-1966.
Married Constance Virginia Rollins, August 23, 1952. Children:
Susan Ann; H. M., Ill; Mary Cynthia, and David R. Craig. Ad-
dress: General Wheeler Street, Stanley, N. C.

WILLIAM THOMAS CULPEPPER, JR.

(First House District — Counties: Camden, Chowan, Currituck,
Gates, Pasquotank and Perquimans. Two Representatives.)

William Thomas Culpepper, Jr., Democrat, of Pasquotank
County, representing the First Representative District, was born
in Elizabeth City, N. C, July 9, 1916. Son of William Thomas and
Alice (Butler) Culpepper. Attended Elizabeth City Graded and
High Schools; North Carolina State, 1933-1935; Strayer Business
College, 1935-1937. Merchant. President, Culpepper Hardware
Co., Inc.; past President, Elizabeth City Chamber of Commerce;
past President, Elizabeth City Boys Club; past President, Eliza-
beth City High School P.T.A.; Chairman, Pasquotank County
Planning Board; President Avon Fishing Pier, Hatteras Island;
Secretary-Treasurer, Wright and Culpepper, Inc.; Vice President,
Albemarle Industries, Inc. Member Masons; Shrine, Sudan Temple;
B.P.O. Elks; Red Men; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Corporal, U. S.
Army, 1943-1946. Baptist; Sunday School Teacher approximately
fifteen years. Married Shirley Perry, February 23, 1946. Children:
W. T. Culpepper, III; Sandra; Cliff and Lynn. Address: 1705
Parkview Drive, Elizabeth City, N. C.

JOSEPH ELLIOTT EAGLES

(Fourteenth House District — Counties: Edgecombe and Nash.
Three Representatives.)

Joseph Elliott Eagles, Democrat, of Edgecombe County, repre-
senting the Fourteenth Representative District, was born in Crisp,



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N. C, January 6, 1910. Son of Benjamin F., Sr., and Susan R.
(Pitt) Eagles. Attended Wilson High School, 1924-1928; Augusta
Military Academy, Fort Defiance, Virginia, 1928-1929; Duke
University. l!»L".i-1930. Merchant and farmer. Member Crisp
Ruritan Club; Tarboro Rotary Club since 1937; Farm Bureau.
President Tarboro Rotary Club, 1940-1941. Awarded Silver Com-
pass, East Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America, 1953, Silver
Beaver, 1952 and Order of the Arrow, 1951. Member National
Council Junior United American Mechanics; Edgecombe County
Draft Board; Board of Trustees Edgecombe Memorial Library;
Board of Trustees Chowan College; Board of Trustees Baptist
Home for the Aged at Hamilton, N. C; Executive Board of East
Carolina Council Boy Scouts of America and President of East
Carolina Council, 1956-1958; South Edgecombe School Committee
for eighteen years; Executive Board of Region 6 of Boy Scouts
of America; Speakers Bureau of the Governor's Traffic Safety
Council; Board of Directors Edgecombe Bank & Trust Co., Tar-
boro, N. C; Board of Directors Merchants & Farmers Bank,
Macclesfield, N. C; Vice-President and Member Board of Directors
Edgecombe Mutual Fire Insurance Association; Board of Directors
Halifax County Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Representative in the
General Assembly of 1961, 1963 and 1965. Member of Eagles
Baptist (Missionary) Church since 1936; Board of Deacons, 1954-
1964 and Chairman, 1955-1962; Chairman Board of Trustees,
1954-1964; Superintendent Sunday School, 1955-1960; former Mod-
erator South Roanoke Baptist Association. Married Mary Scott
McLean of Mount Olive, N. C, January 1, 1935. Children:
Joseph E. Eagles, Jr., of Raleigh, N. C. and Jacqueline Eagles
Rand of Raleigh, N. C. Address: Crisp Rural Station, Macclesfield,
N. C.



ELTON EDWARDS

(Twenty-sixth House District — County: Guilford. Six Repre-
sentatives.)

Elton Edwards, Democrat, of Guilford County, representing the
Twenty-sixth Representative District, was born in Wayne County,
N. C, August 14, 1923. Son of Charles Henry and Lillie Estel'le
(Thornton) Edwards. Attended University of North Carolina,



Biographical Sketches 609

A.B., 1943; University of North Carolina Law School, LL.B., 1948.
Lawyer. Member Greensboro Bar Association; North Carolina
Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Judicature
Society. Member Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity; Greensboro
Kiwanis Club; Greensboro War Memorial Fund Commission;
North Carolina Board of Juvenile Correction since 1955; President
Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1953-1954. President Guilford Law
Library- since 1957. Served in U. S. Army, 1943-1945; Air Force
Reserve since 1950, present rank of Major. Representative in the
General Assembly of 1965. Presbyterian; Deacon. Married Jessie
Macon Sapp, March 27, 1954. Children: Thornton Edwards and
Ruth Macon Edwards. Address: 531 Woodland Drive, Greensboro,
N. C.



GUY ELLIOTT

(Ninth House District — Counties: Greene, Jones and Lenoir.
Two Representatives.)

Guy Elliott, Democrat, of Lenoir County, representing the
Ninth Representative District, was born in Surry, Beaufort County,
N. C, May 10, 1895. Son of John Thomas and Mary Elizabeth
(Thomas) Elliott. Attended Public Free Schools of Beaufort
County; Industrial Christian College, Kinston, N. C; University
of North Carolina Law School, 1915-1917. Lawyer, practicing in
Kinston since 1919. Member Lenoir County Bar Association; Eighth
District Bar Association; N. C. Bar Association; North Carolina
State Bar Association; Commercial Law League of America;
American Bar Association; St. John's Lodge No. 4 A.F. & A.M.;
Sudan Temple, AAON MS.; Kinston Shrine Club; Manchester
RA, Chapter No. 48, St. Paul's Commandery No. 18, Knights
Templar, Imminent Commander, 1941 ; Charter Member Kinston
Kiwanis Club and active in Kiwanis Club work since 1921; Lieu-
tenant Governor of Seventh Division of the Carolinas District,
Kiwanis Clubs, 1966. Judge Recorders Court, 1920-1928; Lenoir
County Attorney, 1933-1937; member Lenoir County Welfare Board
for five years; Board of Trustees, Kinston Graded School District
for ten years; Mayor City of Kinston, 1945-1963. Held public
offices of trust in various clubs and organizations since 1920;
associated with Hon. J. A. Powers for nearly twenty-five years who



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served for twenty years as Solicitor of the Sixth Judicial District.
Representative in the General Assembly of 1965. Member Gordon
Si net Christian Church; Deacon; Elder; Sunday School Teacher;
President N. C. Christian Missionary Convention; Chairman
Boa I'd of Managers, N. C. Christian Missionary Society; President
State Baraca Philathea Union Convention. Married Gertrude
Bowling: Jones, June 30, 1920. Children: Mary Elizabeth Best and
Guy Elliott. Jr. Address: 105 East Vernon Avenue, Kinston, N. C.

SAMUEL JAMES ERVIN, III

(Forty-second House District — Counties: Alexander, Burke and
Caldwell. Three Representatives.)

Samuel James Ervin, III, Democrat, of Burke County, repre-
senting 1 the Forty-second Representative District, was born in
Morganton, N. C, March 2, 1920. Son of Samuel James, Jr. and
Margaret Leslie (Bell) Ervin. Attended Morganton City Schools,
1932-1943; graduated Morganton High School, 1943; Davidson
College, May 1948, B.S. degree; Harvard Law School, 1951, LL.B.
Lawyer; partner in law firm of Patton, Ervin & Starnes. Member
Burke County Bar Association; North Carolina Bar Association;
American Bar Association; Kappa Alpha Order (social fraternity).
Member Catawba Valley Lodge No. 217, A.F. & A.M.; Table Rock
Post No. 5362, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U. S.; Morganton
Kiwanis Club, President, 1959; Society of Mayflower Descendants
in the State of North Carolina; Morganton Chamber of Commerce,
President, 1962; Morganton Lodge No. 193, Loyal Order of Moose.
Solicitor, Burke County Criminal Court, 1954-1956; Chairman,
Burke County Democratic Executive Committee, 1954-1962. Mor-
ganton's Young Man of the Year, 1954, (Junior Chamber of Com-
merce Award). Entered U. S. Army, July, 1944; served on active
duty until September, 1946; recalled to active duty in August,
1951; served on active duty until November, 1952; commissioned
2d Lt., Inf. in March, 1945, at Inf. OCS, Ft. Benning, Ga.; served
in N. C. Army National Guard since 1955; present rank Lt. Col.,
Judge Advocate General's Corps. Representative in the General
Assembly of 1965. Presbyterian; Elder and Deacon. Married
Elisabeth Fore Crawford, October 25, 1952. Children: Samuel
James, IV, Elisabeth Fore, Robert Crawford and Margaret Bell
Ervin. Address: 4 Woodside Place, Morganton, N. C.



Biographical Sketches 611

JACK MANNING EULISS

(Twenty-first House District — County: Alamance. Two Repre-
sentatives.)

Jack Manning Euliss, Democrat, of Alamance County, repre-
senting- the Twenty-first Representative District, was born in
Burlington, N. C, August 27, 1921. Son of Cyrus M. and Myrtle
(Cooper) Euliss. Attended Burlington City Schools; Burlington
High School, graduating 1938; Wake Forest College, 1938-1942.
Manager Alamance Motors, Inc. (Chevrolet dealer). Member Bula
Lodge No. 409 A.F. & A.M., past Master, 1954, 1955; Burlington
Chapter DeMolay, Legion of Honor, 1957; Burlington City Council,
1959-1962, Mayor Pro Tern, 1959-1961. Kiwanian, past President,
1954; Lt. Governor Carolinas Kiwanis, 1957; Jaycee Young Man
of the Year, 1953; Alamance County Citizen of the Year, 1958;
Trustee Campbell College, 1963 — . Served in U. S. Army Air
Force, 1942-1945 as Sgt. Representative in the General Assembly
of 1963 and 1965. Baptist; former Sunday School Superintendent;
Deacon; Trustee N. C. Baptist Children's Homes, 1954-1958;
Sunday School Teacher since 1955. Married lone Cheek, February
25, 1943. Children: Jack Manning, Jr., Ann Cheek and Williams
McAdoo Euliss. Address: Lake Drive, East P. 0. Box 913, Bur-
lington, N. C.

JAMES ALPHONSO EVERETT, JR.

(Seventh House District — Counties: Halifax and Martin. Two
Representatives. )

James Alphonso Everett, Jr., Democrat, of Martin County,
representing the Seventh Representative District, was born in
Martin County, January 12, 1922. Son of James Alphonso and
Minnie Elizabeth (Whichard) Everett. Attended Oak Ridge Mili-
tary Institute, 1939-1940; North Carolina State University for two
years. Farmer. Member Farm Bureau; Masons, Scotland Neck
Lodge No. 689, Master, 1963; Eastern Star Chapter, No. 304;
American Legion, Technical Sergeant, 1944-1946. Member Trinity
Episcopal Church. Married Martha Coffield Williams, October 27,
1951. Children: Katherine, age 13; Margaret, age 11; Martha,
age 7. Address: Box 25, Palmyra, N. C.



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JAMES GOODEN EXUM, JR.

(Twenty-sixth House District — County: Guilford. Six Repre-
sentatives. )

James Gooden Exum, Jr., Democrat, of Guilford County, repre-
senting the Twenty-sixth Representative District, was born in
Snow Hill. N. C, September 14, 1935. Son of James Gooden, Sr.,
and Mary Wall (Bost) Exum. Attended Snow Hill High School,
1949-1953; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1957, A.B.
in English; New York University Law School, 1960, LL.B. Lawyer;
firm, Smith, Moore, Smith Schell & Hunter. Member Greensboro,



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