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1961-1967; State Democratic Executive Committee, 1960-1968;
Delegate-at-Large National Democratic Convention, 1964. Presi-
dent Lee County Industrial Development Committee, 1962-1964.
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S.A.R. Member Steele Street Methodist
Church, Sanford; member Board of Stewards, 1964-1966; Building
Committee; President Moffitt Bible Class, 1967-1968. Married
Joyce Howell, October 16, 1949. Children: Roy G., Ill and Joyce
Lynn. Address 816 N. Gulf Extension, Sanford, N. C.



HENRY E. KENDALL

CHAIRMAN EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION

Henry E. Kendall, Democrat, was born in Shelby, N. C, August
24, 1905. Son of Henry E. and Mary Whitelaw (Wiseman) Ken-
dall. Attended Shelby Public Schools; N. C. State College, 1922-
1926, B.S. degree in Civil Engineering. Member Pi Kappa Alpha;
Theta Tau Engineering Fraternity; Tau Beta Pi (Scholastic) and
Phi Kappa Phi (Honor) Fraternities. Engineer with Plummer
Wiseman & Co., Danville, Va., 1926-1930; Assistant officer man-
ager Dibrell Bros., tobacconists, Shanghai, China, 1931-1936;
engineer, N. C. State School Commission, Raleigh, N. C, 1937-
1942. Commissioned 1st Lt. Engineers Corps, U. S. Army, Sep-
tember 18, 1942; served twenty months in European Theatre
Operations and eight months in Asiatic Pacific; separated with
rank of Lt. Colonel, August 7, 1946. Appointed Chairman, Un-
employment Compensation Commission (now Employment Secur-
ity Commission) by Governor R. Gregg Cherry, July 1, 1946;
reappointed by Governor W. Kerr Scott in 1949 for four-year
term; reappointed by Governor William B. Umstead in 1953 for
four-year term; reappointed by Governor Luther H. Hodges in
1957 for four-year term; reappointed by Governor Terry Sanford,



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1961 for four-year term; reappointed by Governor Dan Moore in
1965 for four-year term; continued in office by Governor Robert W.
Scott. Member Lions Club; N. C. Society of Engineers; Raleigh En-
gineers Club; American Legion (member of State Administrative
Committee, 1950-1954 and 1960-1964) ; member Governor's Execu-
tive Committee on Employment of the Handicapped; Governor's
Coordinating Committee on Aging; Governor's Committee on Status
of Women. Chairman Governor's Advisory Committee on Man-
power Development and Training Act. Member Executive Com-
mittee of the President's Committee on Employment of the Handi-
capped, 1957-67. Mason. Registered Engineer. President General
Alumni Association N. C. State College, 1949-1950; Chairman Ex-
ecutive Committee Alumni Association, 1950-1951; Vice-President
Region IV Interstate Conference of Employment Security Agencies,
1950-1952, 1958-1959 and 1966-67. Member Advisory Committee on
Technical Services; Governor's Council for Economic Development;
Board of Directors, North Carolina Manpower Development Cor-
poration; Chairman, American Legion Legislative Committee, 1968-
1970. President Interstate Conference of Employment Security
Agencies, 1953-1954, 1962-1963. Member Executive Committee same
organization 1967-1968. Member of Constitution and Code Com-
mittee same organization, 1969-70. Member Board of Directors
of State Employees' Credit Union, Oct., 1963-70. Listed in Who's
Who in the South and Southwest. Married Eliza Katherine Kerr
of Yanceyville, N. C. Presbyterian. Address: 2814 Exeter Circle,
Raleigh, N. C.



DUNCAN Mclaughlin faircloth

CHAIRMAN STATE HIGHW^AY COMMISSION

Duncan McLauchlin Faircloth, Democrat, was born in Sampson
County, January 14, 1928. Son of James Bascum and Mary Mc-
Lauchlin (Holt) Faircloth. Attended Concord Grammar School
and Roseboro High School. Farmer. Served as Private in United
States Army, December 14, 1954-October 18, 1955. Presbyterian.
Married Nancy Anne Bryan, May 26, 1967. Address: Box 496,
Clinton, N. C.



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JACKSON HOWARD BUNN, JR.

chairman north CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

Jackson Howai'd Bunn, Jr., Democrat, was born in Zebulon, N. C,
October 18, 1937. Son of Jackson Howard, Sr. and Christian Grace
(McLeod) Bunn. Attended public schools and graduated from
Cobb Memorial High School, Rt. 1, Ruffin, N. C, 1955; Wake Forest
University, B.S. degree, 1959; Wake Forest University School of
Law, LL.B. degree, 1963. Member North Carolina State Bar;
North Carolina Bar Association; American Bar Association; Wake
County Bar Association ; Southern Association of Workmen's Com-
pensation Administrators; International Association of Industrial
Accident Boards and Commissions. Member Executive Committee,
Twenty-sixth Judicial District Bar, Charlotte, N. C, 1969-1970;
Executive Committee of Southern Association of Workmen's Com-
pensation Administrators, 1970; Chairman of Law Enforcement
Committee, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, 1969. Member Delta
Sigma Phi Social Fraternity, President, 1958-1959; Phi Delta Phi
Legal Fraternity. Chairman of Precinct 49, Democratic Party of
Mecklenburg County, 1967-1969 and member Mecklenburg County
Democratic Party Executive Committee, 1967-1969. Assistant Solic-
itor of Superior Court, 14-A Solicitorial District, 1966-1968. Mem-
ber Governor's Council on Occupational Health, 1970 and Ad-
visory Council, North Carolina Department of Local Affairs,
1969-1970. Baptist. Married Janelle Elizabeth Smith, September
4, 1960. Children: Jackson Howard Bunn, III and Laura Elizabeth
Bunn. Address: 6521 New Market Way, Raleigh, N. C. 27609.



FORREST HERMAN SHUFORD, H

MEMBER OF NORTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

Forrest Herman Shuford, II, Democrat, was born in Gastonia,
N. C, November 3, 1923. Son of Forrest H. and May (Renfrew)
Shuford. Attended Ray Street School, High Point, N. C, Fred
Olds School, Raleigh, N. C, Broughton High School, Raleigh,
N. C, 1937-1941; Wake Forest College, 1941-1943; Duke-Wake



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Forest Law School, 1944-1946, LL.B. Member of Staff, N. C.
Attorney General, 1947-1949; Attorney-Advisor, U. S. Dept. of
Labor, 1949-1953; Deputy Commissioner, N. C. Industrial Com-
mission, 1953-1962; appointed Member of the N. C. Industrial
Commission, December 6, 1962. Member N. C. State Bar; N. C.
Bar Association, Wake Co. Bar Association; Rotarian. Served in
U. S. Army as private, 1943-1944. Member of Board of Deacons,
First Presbyterian Church, Raleigh, N. C. Married Grace Mc-
Dougald Ray, September 7, 1946. Two children: Forrest H.
Shuford, III, age 18, and May Janice Shuford, age 15. Address:
1212 Bancroft Drive, Raleigh, N. C.

WILLIAM HAYWOOD STEPHENSON

MEMBER OF NORTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

William Haywood Stephenson, Democrat, was born in Willow
Springs, N. C, November 26, 1927. Son of William Preston and
Lois Emily (Partin) Stephenson. Attended Public Schools of
North Carolina; graduated Cleveland High School, Rt. 1, Clayton,
N. C, 1947; Hoyles Business School, Raleigh, N. C, 1947-1948.
Member Wake County Board of Elections, 1962-1970. Chairman,
1964-1970; Woodmen of the World; Raleigh Elks Club; Colonial
Club of Garner. Helped organize Garner Jay Cees and served as
Organizational Chairman. One of founders and first Secretary-
Treasurer, North Carolina Shorthand Reporters Assn.; Delegate
to County and State Democratic Conventions; member Executive
Committee, St. Mary's Precinct, Wake County, 1951-1960. Chair-
man of Resolution Committee Wake County YDC, 1960-1961, Em-
ployed by N. C. Industrial Commission since 1948; Court Reporter,
1948-1960; Executive Secretary, 1960-1970; Deputy Commissioner
April 1, 1970 to May 1, 1970; Commissioner since May 1, 1970;
served on Governor's Elections Task Force Study Group as Chair-
man of Voting Procedures Sub-committee, 1968-1969. Served as
Merchant Seaman, 1945-1946. Member United Methodist Church;
Steward, 1954-1960; Education work. Area Chairman since 1960;
Superintendent Sunday School since 1970. Married Delia F. Coates,
March 12, 1949. Children: William Timothy Stephenson, age 13;
John Phillip Stephenson, age 8. Address: 1207 Poplar Avenue,
Garner, N. C.



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GEORGE IRVIN ALDRIDGE

DIRECTOR, N. C. DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL AFFAIRS

George Irvin Aldridge, Democi'at, was born in Yanceyville,
N. C, March 10, 1934. Son of Carlton Huis and Edna (Rudd)
Aldridge. Attended Anderson High School, 1940-1952; Elon College,
A.B. in History, 1956; University of North Carolina Law School,
LL.B., 1959. Member Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity; 4-H
Honor Club; Jaycees (past Vice President, Caswell Chapter, Life
Member, past President and past National Director, N. C. Jay-
cees) ; Caswell County Jaycee Distinguished Service Award, Cas-
well County Jaycees, 1962; Senator, Jr. Chamber of Commerce
International. Recorder's Court Solicitor, Caswell County, N. C,
1958-1959; Chairman Caswell County Board of County Commis-
sioners, 1960-1966. Member Caswell-Person Lake Authority, 1967-
1968; Younger Voter Coordinator, Scott for Governor Campaign,
Raleigh, 1967-1968; Governor's Inaugural Committee, 1968-1969.
Chairman, 17th Judicial District Democratic Executive Commit-
tee; presently, member Governor's Advisory Committee on Beautifi-
cation and National Governor's Conference Task Force on Com-
munity Development and Urban Problems. Alternate Delegate,
Democratic National Convention, 1968; Assistant Director, De-
partment of Administration, Raleigh, N. C, 1969-1970. General
Manager, Graphic System, Yanceyville, N. C, 1959-1966; Special
Representative, Occidental Life Insurance, Raleigh, N. C, 1966-
1967; Director, Bank of Reidsville, 1967-1969. Attended J.C.I.
World Congress in Japan, 1966; Bolivia, South America, 1966,
Meeting of the Partners' of the Alliance. Member Kerr's Chapel
Baptist Church, Yanceyville, N. C. Children: George Irvin, Jr.
and Sharon Elizabeth. Address: Cheswick Place, Gary, N. C.



JOSEPH WALTON GARRETT

COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES

Joseph Walton Garrett, Democi-at, was born in Madison, N. C,
March 7, 1911. Son of Joseph Walton and Sally Elizabeth (Jar-
rett) Garrett. Attended Madison High School, graduated in 1927;



Biographical Sketches 561

Wake Forest College, LL.B. degree, 1932. Member American As-
sociation of Motor Vehicle Administrators; President of South-
ern Region of American Association of Motor Vehicle Adminis-
trators, 1948-1949. Member of Rotary Club of Raleigh. Presi-
dent of Bi-State Professional Baseball League 1938, 1939 and
1940. Representative in the General Assembly, Special Sessions
of 1936 and 1938, Regular Sessions of 1937, 1939 and 1941.
Staff Sergeant N, C. National Guard, Company G, 105th Medical
Regiment, 30th Division, May 1943-September 14, 1940. Inducted
in National Guard with regular army in same company, September
16, 1940, until medical discharge November 6, 1940. Member
First Baptist Church of Raleigh; Deacon and former Secretary of
Board of Deacons; General Superintendent of Sunday School.
Married Edythe Carolyn Holloway, October 2, 1943. One daughter,
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Garrett Ludden. Address 4305 Pamlico Drive,
Raleigh, N. C.



WADE EDWARD BROWN

CHAIRMAN NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF PAROLES

Wade Edward Brown, Democrat, was born in Blowing Rock,
N. C, November 5, 1907. Son of Jefferson Davis and Etta Cor-
nelia (Suddreth) Brown. Attended Mars Hill College; Wake
Forest University, 1931, LL.B. Member N. C. Bar Association;
N. C. State Bar; Watauga County Bar. President, 16th Judicial
Bar, 1946-1947. Trustee, Appalachian State University, 1941 and
1944. Commander, Watauga Post No. 130, American Legion.
Charter member, Boone Lions Club, President, 1934. Charter
member, Boone Chamber of Commerce, President, 1935. Charter
member, Boone Merchants Association ; member Board of Trus-
tees, Wake Forest University, 1956-1960 and 1964-1968. Organized
and developed Boone Golf Course. Chairman, Watauga County
Hospital. Lieutenant U. S. Navy, 1944-1946. Member, North Caro-
lina Senate, 1947; North Carolina House, 1951. Mayor, Town of
Boone, N. C, 1961-1967. Member First Baptist Church, Boone,
N. C, Deacon; member General Board, Baptist State Convention;
Moderator, Three Forks Baptist Association, 1960. Married Gilma



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Baity, June 1, 1935. Three children: Margaret Rose Johnson, Wade
Edward, Jr. and Sarah Baity Brown. Address, Fairway Drive,
Boone, N. C. Present address: 523 Wade Avenue, Apt. 33, Raleigh,
N. C.



FOIL ESSICK

MEMBER NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF PAROLES

Foil Essick, Democrat, was born in Davidson County, N. C, De-
cember 18, 1903. Son of A. L. and Florence (Wagner) Essick, both
deceased. Attended Lexington High School, Lexington, N. C,
graduated 1926; Catawba College, Salisbury, N. C, A.B. degree,
1930. Member Southern States Correctional Assn. ; National Coun-
cil on Crime and Delinquency; Association of Paroling Authorities.
President Southern States Probation and Parole Conference, 1967-
1968. Teacher and Assistant Superintendent of Eastern Carolina
Training School for Boys (now the Richard T. Fountain School),
Rocky Mount, N. C, 1930-1935. North Carolina Parole Commis-
sion since 1936; served as Field Parole Officer; Chief Parole Of-
ficer; Investigator; Chief Investigator and Assistant Commission-
er of Paroles, 1950-1953; also served as Executive Secretary to the
Board of Paroles and Administrative Assistant to the Board of
Paroles. Member Board of Paroles since October of 1969. Member
Saint Timothy's Episcopal Church, Raleigh, N. C; President Men
of the Church Club, 1963-1964. Address: 4319 Lambeth Drive,
Raleigh, N. C.



ROBERT WEINSTEIN

MEMBER NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF PAROLES

Robert Weinstein, Democrat, was born in Lumberton, N. C,
May 1, 1907. Son of Aaron and Rebecca (Katzen) Weinstein.
Attended Lumberton High School, 1925. Wake Forest College,
LL.B., June 4, 1931. Member N. C. Bar Association. Mason,
Scottish Rite Mason, Shriner, Sudan Temple. Past Master, St.



Biographical Sketches 563

Albans Lodge No. 114. Solicitor Recorder's Court, Lumberton, N.
C, 1940-1942. M/Sgt., 1943-1945. Member Temple Beth-El., Past
President, Lumberton, N. C. Married Sylvia Lyons, December 27,
1945. Address: Beckanna Apts., Apt. 807, 3939 Glenwood Ave.,
Raleigh, N. C.



IVIE LAWRENCE CLAYTON

COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE

Ivie Law^rence Clayton, Democrat, was born in Roxboro, N. C,
July 12, 1920. Son of Nathaniel R. and Mary (Harris) Clayton.
Attended Roxboro High School, 1937; George Washington Uni-
versity, B.S., Business Administration, 1942. Enlisted and served
in U.S. Army, 1943-46. Member Board of Associates, Meredith
College; member Raleigh Kiwanis Club Board of Directors and
Executive Committee Raleigh United Fund; President, National
Association of Tax Administrators; Executive Committee National
Tax Association; Past Chairman, Board of Trustees, Federation
of Tax Administrators; Advisory Council Tax Institute of America;
Past President and member of Executive Committee Southeastern
Association of Tax Administrators. Member First Baptist Church
of Raleigh; Treasurer and Deacon. Married Rebecca Wicker, San-
ford, N. C, November 26, 1955. Children: Ellen Wicker and
Lawrence Wicker. Address: 1305 Granada Drive, Raleigh, N. C.



HUDSON CLATE STANSBURY

DIRECTOR DEPARTMENT OF TAX RESEARCH

Hudson Clate Stansbury, Democrat, was born in Oakvale, Miss.,
September 22, 1915. Son of Criss Monroe and Frances Elizabeth
(Farmer) Stansbury. Attended elementary school of La Grange,
Texas, 1922-1929; Copiah-Lincoln Agricultural High School and
Junior College, 1929-1935; University of North Carolina, B.S. in
Commerce, 1947. Member National Tax Association; National As-
sociation ol Tax Administrators, Chairman, Research Section,



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1959-1960; Tax Institute; Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Gamma Sigma.
Appointed Director Department of Tax Research in September,
1957. Ex-officio member of Tax Review Board and State Board of
Assessment; Secretary to the Tax Study Commissions of 1958,
196(5, 1968, and 1970. Corporal in United States Army. 1944-1946;
participated in Rhineland and Central European Campaigns as
member of 9th Infantry Division; awarded Purple Heart. Meth-
odist; member Official Board of Fairmont Methodist Church of
Raleigh, 1955-1966; Secretary of Official Board, 1957; member
Finance Commission. Married Mary Louise Adams, August 8,
1940. Children: Hudson Clate Stansbury, Jr. and Crisstine
Marianne Stansbury. Address: 2727 Everett Avenue, Raleigh,
N. C.



HARRY TRACY WESTCOTT

chairman state utilities commission

Harry Tracy Westcott, Democrat, was born in Manteo, N. C,
April 13, 1906. Son of George Thomas and Odessa (Tillett)
Westcott. Attended Manteo Graded School, 1914-1920; Manteo
High School, 1920-1924; North Carolina State University, B.S.
degree, 1928. Attended and completed School of Transportation
and Marketing conducted by the University of Chicago in co-
operation with the U. S. Department of Agriculture in New York,
1938. President, Inspectors Association of America, 1941. Mar-
keting Specialist, N. C. Department of Agriculture, 1936-1948.
Administrator, Federal Marketing Agreement and Order No. 81
States of N. C. and Virginia, 1948. Director of Markets, State of
North Carolina, 1948-1950. Appointed by Governor Scott as a
member of the Utilities Commission, March 1, 1950. Re-appointed
for a term of six years, February 1, 19G1; reappointed in 1957
by Governor Hodges for a term of six years and appointed Chair-
man of the Commission August 1, 1958; reappointed in 1963 for
a term of eight years and reappointed Chairman by Governor
Sanford; reappointed Chairman of the Commission by Governor
Moore, 1965; reappointed Chairman by Governor Robert W. Scott,
1969. Statutory member of the Tax Review Board; State Civil



Biographical Sketches 565

Defense Transportation Officer. In 1966 was elected Second Vice
President of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Com-
missioners; elected First Vice President in 1967 and Chairman of
the Executive Committee, and elected President of the National
Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners in 1968. Metho-
dist. Married Helen Rankin of Gastonia, N. C, March 21, 1942.
Children: Helen Rankin Westcott and Robert Thomas Westcott.
Address: 3046 Granville Drive, Raleigh, N. C.



JOHN WORTH McDEVITT

STATE UTILITIES COMMISSIONER

John Worth McDevitt, Democrat, was born in Marshall, N. C,
April 16, 1913. Son of N. B. and Alice (Hurt) McDevitt. Attended
Marshall High School, 1930; Mars Hill College, 1930-1933; West-
ern Carolina College, B.S. degree, 1938; Cornell University, 1943,
Public school teacher, 1931-1935; Alumni Secretary and Bursar of
Western Carolina College, 1937-1948; Administrative Assistant,
Budget Bureau, 1948-1950; State Personnel Director, 1950-1961;
Director Public Relations and Personnel, Home Security Life
Insurance Co., 1961-1965; appointed to Utilities Commission, Feb-
ruary 1, 1966. U. S. Navy, 1943-1945. Baptist. Married Rena
Forest Joyner, 1937. Children, Mrs. George M. Cleland, III, and
Jean Forest McDevitt. Address: 3827 Somerset Drive, Durham,
N. C.



MILES HOFFMAN RHYNE

STATE UTILITIES COMMISSIONER

Miles Hoffman Rhyne, Democrat, was born in Gastonia, N. C,
February 7, 1907. Son of Peter S. and Julia (Hoffman) Rhyne,
both deceased. Attended Gastonia High School, graduated, 1924;
Lenoir Rhyne College; Michigan Automotive Engineering; studied
law and accounting, night enrollment. Former member Elks and
Eagles; former president of three banks over a forty year period



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of bankinfi'. State Senator in the General Assembly of 19G1. Mem-
ber Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Raleigh, N. C. Married Rubye
Dent, 1929. Two daughters: Mrs. Mason P. Thomas, Jr., Chapel
Hill, N. C, and Mrs. Henry S. Mullen, Gastonia, N. C. Address:
12 Raleiji'h Towne Apartments, 519 Wade Avenue, Ralei^'h, N. C.



HUGH ALBERT WELLS

state utilities commissioner

Hugh Albert Wells, Democrat, was born in Shelby, N. C, June
8, 1922. Son of Charles Hudson and Tonce (Walker) Wells. At-
tended Shelby Public Schools, graduated 1939; University of North
Carolina; University of North Carolina Law School, LL.B. 1952.
Lawyer. Member North Carolina Bar Assn.; Wake County Bar
Assn.; North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers; American Trial
Lawyers Assn.; American Judicature Society. Vice President North
Carolina Jaycees, 1956; Treasurer Shelby Public Library, 1952-
1961. Member Phi Delta Phi; Benevolent and Proctective Order
of Elks; American Legion. Chairman Shelby Parks and Recrea-
tion Commission, 1959-1960; appointed to North Carolina Utilities
Commission, 1969; Governor's Advisory Committee on Economics
and Environment, 1970. Served in U. S. Air Force, Sergeant,
1942-1945. Methodist. Married Ann Hubner, 1962. Children:
Kathleen Mary; Hugh A., Jr., and Joseph Walker Wells. Address:
5313 Alpine Drive, Raleigh, N. C.



MARVIN RHEM WOOTEN

state utilities commissioner

Marvin Rhem Wooten, Democrat, was born in Clinton, N. C,
May 5, 1928. Son of Henry T., Sr. and Georgia Ann (Kilpatrick)
Wooten. Attended Clinton Public Schools, graduated, 1945;
Presbyterian Junior College, graduated, 1947, A. A. degree; Wake
Forest College School of Law, LL.B., 1950. Lawyer. Member Phi
Delta Phi Legal Fraternity; Benevolent and Protective Order



Biographical Sketches 567

of Elks; Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, past Master Catawba
Lodge No. 248. Served in Democratic Party as Precinct Chair-
man, Division Chairman, County Vice Chairman, County Chair-
man, Judicial District Executive Committee, Senatorial District
Executive Committee and Congressional Campaign Committee.
Served in U. S. Army, 1950-1953, Sgt. 1st Class. Chairman, Board
of Paroles, 1965-1968. Member Cary Presbyterian Church, Cary,
N. C. Married Frances Irene Arndt, May 25, 1957. One son, Marvin
Rhem Wooten, Jr., age 11, one daughter, Robin Anne Wooten, age
18 months. Address: 1309 Kingston Ridge Road, Cary, N. C.



ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS APPOINTED

BY HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS,

BOARDS OR COMMISSIONS

(Subject to appi'oval by the Governor)
GILMER ANDREW JONES, JR.

STATE BUDGET OFFICER

(Appointed by the Director Department of Administration)

Gilmer Andrew Jones, Jr., Democrat, was born in Franklin,
Macon County, April 19, 1920. Son of Gilmer A. and Maude E.
(Jacobs) Jones. Attended Macon County Schools, graduated
Franklin High School, Franklin, June, 1935; Brevard Junior Col-
lege, 1937-1939; John B. Stetson University, 1946-1947; University
of North Carolina, 1947-1949, LL.B. degree. Member N. C. State
Bar Association; Wake County Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta
Legal Fraternity. Chief, Wildlife Protection Division, North Caro-
lina Wildlife Resources Commission, 1949-1953; Trial Attorney,
State Highway Commission, 1958-19G1 ; Assistant Attorney General,
North Carolina, 19(U-1963; member U.S.S. North Carolina Battle-
ship Commission, 1961. Served in U. S. Navy-Air Corps, active
duty, 1940-1945; member Active Reserve, 1945-1963, retired Jan-
uary 1, 1963 as Commander. Member Fairmont Methodist Church,
Raleigh, N. C. Married Betty Eloise MacCartney, August 2, 1942.
Children: Marjorie Eloise Jones and Paul Andrew Jones. Address:
3033 Lewis Farm Road, Raleigh, N. C.

VERNON LELAND BOUNDS

COMMISSION OF CORRECTION

(Appointed by the State Commission of Correction)

Vernon Leland Bounds, Democrat, was born in Salisbury, Mary-
land, October 13, 1918. Son of Floyd S. and Lula F. (German)
Bounds. Attended Elkton High School, Elkton, Md., 1931-1935;

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Biographical Sketches 569

University of California, Los Angeles, 1941 ; University of Vir-
ginia, 1945-1947; University of Virginia Law School, 1947-1949,
LL.B. ; University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1950-1951. Mem-
ber American Correctional Assn., elected to Board of Directors,
1966; American Correctional Administrators Assn., elected Presi-
dent, 1968; National Council on Crime and Delinquency. Lecturer
in Law, University of Virginia Law School, 1949; Bigelow Teaching
Fellow, University of Chicago Law School, 1949-1950; Bicenten-
nial Fellow in Criminal Law and Administration, University of
Pennsylvania Law School, 1950-1951; Professor in Public Law and
Government, University of North Carolina, Institute of Govern-
ment, 1952-1965; Director, University of North Carolina Training
Center on Delinquency and Youth Crime, 1962-1965. Served in
U. S. Navy, 1936-1941, A. S. to Chief Petty Officer; U. S. Naval
Resecue (active duty), 1941-1945. Ensign to Lieutenant Com-
mander; U. S. Naval Reserve (active duty), 1951-1952; Com-
mander, U. S. Naval Reserve (inactive), since 1952. Married Mar-
jorie Belle Sorrell, July 15, 1966. One daughter, Bobbi Lee Wilson,
age 27; one son, Michael F. Bounds, age 25; and one stepson,



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