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

John Tannery Henley, Democrat, of Cumberland County, rep-



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resenting the Fourteenth Senatorial District, was born in Wades-
boro, N. C, August 10, 1921. Son of Frank C. and Melissa (Ham-
ilton) Henley. Attended Mt. Vernon Goodwin Elementary School,
1929-1935; Gary High School, 1935-1939; University of North
Garolina, B.S. in Pharmacy, 1943. Pharmacist, owner of Clinic
Pharmacy in Hope Mills, N. G. and Professional Drug in Fayette-
ville, N. G. Member of North Garolina Pharmaceutical Associa-
tion; National Association of Retail Druggists; Mayor, Town of
Hope Mills, 1946-1952; member of Town Gommission, 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 As-
sembly of 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963 and served as a member of the
State Senate of 1967 and 1969. Methodist; Steward for fifteen
years and Superintendent of Sunday School for six years. Married
Rebecca Ann Beddingfield, July 28, 1943. Ghildren: Three sons,
ages 19, 21, 23. Address: 116 Lakeshore Drive, Hope Mills, North
Garolina.



HAMILTON COWLES HORTON, JR.

(Twenty-second Senate District — Gounty: Forsyth. Two Sena-
tors.)

Hamilton Gowles Horton, Jr., Republican, of Forsyth County,
representing the Twenty-second Senatorial District, was born in
Winston-Salem, August 6, 1931. Son of Hamilton Gowles and
Virginia Lee (Wiggins) Horton. Attended R. J. Reynolds High
School, 1945-1949; University of North Garolina, 1949-1953, A.B.
degree; University De Grenoble, 1950; Universitat Von Salzburg,
1952 (summer study) ; University of North Garolina School of Law,
(Morehead Scholar), 1953-1956, LL.B. degree. Lawyer. Member
American Bar Association (Judicial Administration Section) ; North
Garolina Bar Association; Forsyth Gounty Bar Association; Beta
Theta Pi; Phi Alpha Theta; Military Order of the World Wars;
elected to Phi Beta Kappa, 1953; Author "Lawyer Under Three
Flags", published in Journal of American Bar Association, Volume



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51, Number 12. Representative in the General Assembly of 1969.
Uniform Consumer Credit Code Commission Member, 1969-1970.
Served in U. S. Navy, Commissioned Ensign, December, 1956; now
Lieutenant in U. S. Naval Reserve. Moravian. Married Evelyn
Hanes Moore, February 16, 1963. One daughter, Rosalie Hanes
Horton. Address: 10 Stumptree Lane, Winston-Salem, N. C.



FREDERICK O'NEILL JONES

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

Frederick O'Neil Jones. Democrat, of Anson County, represent-
ing the Twenty-fourth Senatorial District, was born in Charlotte,
N. C, July 23, 1936. Son of William Jacob and Margaret Landis
(Cox) Jones. Attended Charlotte Central High School, 1951-1954;
Duke University, A.D. degree, 1958; University of North Caro-
lina Law School, LL.B. degree, 1964. Lawyer. Assistant Clerk,
Superior Court, Orange County, 1962-1964. Served in U. S. Navy,
1958-1961, Lieutenant. Member First United Methodist Church,
Wadesboro, N. C; member Official Board, 1966-1970; Sunday
School Teacher Men's Bible Class since 1965. Married Diana Ruth
Johnson, April 15, 1961. Children: Diana Hollis Jones, and Mat-
thew O'Neil Jones. Address: Box 205, Wadesboro, N. C. 28170.



NORMAN HEPLER JOYNER

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

Norman Hepler Joyner, Republican, of Iredell County, repre-
senting the Twenty-sixth Senatorial District, was born in Iredell
County, August 14, 1922. Son of Mrs. Mattie and the late Dewey
Joyner. Graduated Harmony High School, 1939; Wake Forest
College. B.A., 1948; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, B.D.,
1951. Baptist Minister. Iredell County Commissioner, 1966-1968.
Served in U. S. Navy, World War II, CM2c; Korean War, Naval
Chaplain. Pastor Oakdale Baptist Church, Statesville, N. C. since



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1968. Married Ruby Lee Cook, November 22, 1941. Children
Carlotta, (Mrs. Carl Young), Ronald, Mark, Norman and Judson
Address: Rt. 1, Box 524, Statesville, N. C.



CARL DAN KILLIAN

(Thirty-third Senate District — Counties: Cherokee, Clay, Gra-
ham, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Transylvania. One Senator.)

Carl Dan Killian, Democrat, of Jackson, representing the Thirty-
third Senatorial District, was born in Hayesville, N. C, April 10,
1903. Son of Paul Bismarck and Maud (Moss) Killian. Attended
Hayesville High School, 1915-1918; Graduate Pelham High School,
Pelham, Georgia, 1919; N. C. State University, B.S., 1924; Colum-
bia University, M.A., 1927; Ohio State University, Ph.D., 1932.
Retired educator. Member N. C. Education Assn.; National Edu-
cation Assn.; N. C. Psychological Assn.; American Psychological
Assn. ; American Public Health Assn. ; American Association on
Mental Deficiency; American Personnel and Guidance Assn.; Phi
Delta Kappa and Alpha Zeta Fraternities; Mason and Rotarian.
Appointed by Governor Hodges in 1959 to head a legislative com-
mission to study public school education of exceptional children;
elected in 1959 to chair the Advisory Conference Committee on
Extension to the Board of Higher Education. Member N. C. Ad-
visory Council on Teacher Education, Department of Public In-
struction, since its beginning; Institutional representative to the
American Association on Colleges for Teacher Education; mem-
ber of North Carolina Board of Mental Health and its committee
on Children's Programs, 1965-1971. President, North Carolina
Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children ; member of the
North Carolina College Conference; the Committee on Student
Relations, 1948-1960, and Committee on Standards, 1961-1965.
Listed in "American Men of Science", "Who's Who in the South
and Southwest", "North Carolina Lives" and "International Dic-
tionary of Biographies". Baptist; Deacon. Married Winnie Alice
Murphy, August 28, 1940. One son: Carl Dan Killian, Jr. Ad-
dress: Box 2672, Cullowhee, N. C. 28723.



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JAMES RUSSELL KIRBY



(Eighth Senate District — Counties: Johnston, Nash and Wilson.
Two Senators.)

James Russell Kirby, Democrat, of Wilson County, representing
the Eighth Senatorial District, was born in Wilson County, N. C,
February 17, 1922. Son of Sanford and Cora (Scott) Kirby. At-
tended University of North Carolina, B.S. in Commerce, 1943;
University of North Carolina Law School, LL.B., 1948. Lawyer.
Mason; Elk; Rotarian. Sergeant in U. S. Army, 1943-1945. State
Senator in the General Assembly of 1963, 1965 and 1969. Chair-
man Traffic Code Commission; Chairman State Education Assist-
ance Authority; member Board of Higher Education (Executive
Committee), 1969; General Statutes Commission; Health Sub-
committee, Legislative Research Commission, "Speaker Ban" Com-
mission. Delegate 1964 National Democratic Convention. Metho-
dist. Married Rebekah Fulghum, December 20, 1946. Children:
James Russell Kirby, II; David Fulghum Kirby; Jane Darden
Kirby. Address: 1711 Brentwood Circle, Wilson, N. C.



PHILLIP J. KIRK, JR.

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

Phillip J. Kirk, Jr., Republican, of Rowan County, representing
the Twenty-third Senatorial District, was born in Salisbury, N. C,
November 24, 1944. Son of Phillip James and Geneva (Bostian)
Kirk. Attended Granite Quarry Elementary School, 1951-1959;
East Rowan High School, 1959-1963; Catawba College, 1967, A.B.,
English, Secondary Education. Teacher, Boyden High, Salisbury,
N. C; part-time reporter, Salisbury Evening Post. Member North
Carolina Association of Educators; Association of Classroom
Teachers; Salisbury Optimist Club, Vice President, 1966, Presi-
dent, 1967; Rowan Citizens for Better Libraries and Rowan Men-
tally Retarded Association. State Chairman, N. C. Teen-age Re-
publicans, 1963; N. C. Teen-age Republican of the year, 1964;
State Chairman, N. C. Young Republicans, 1969-March 26, 1971;
Rowan County Young Republican of Year, 1962; N. C. Young
Republican of the Year, 1967; County Republican Chairman, Ro-



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an County, 1968-1970; County Teen-age Republican Chairman,
1962; N. C. Republican Party Youth Co-ordinator, 1970-. Mem-
ber First United Church of Christ; Deacon, Secretary of Consis-
tory, Usher, Assistant Sunday School Superintendent, past Sunday
School Teacher. Married Carolyn Parks, June 11, 1966. One child:
Angela Carole. Address: Route 5, Box 238, Salisbury, N. C. 28144.



HADEN EDWARD KNOX

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

Haden Edward Knox, Democrat, of Mecklenburg County, repre-
senting the Twenty-seventh Senatorial District, was born in David-
son, N. C, January 22, 1937. Son of Ralph B. and Annie B. Knox.
Attended N. Mecklenburg High School, 1955; N. C. State Univers-
ity, 1959, B.S. degree; Wake Forest School of Law, 1963, LL.B.
Lawyer. Member firm : Wardlow, Knox, Caudle & Wade. Member
American Bar Assn. ; 26th Judicial Bar Assn. ; Charlotte Chamber
of Commerce Law Enforcement Committee. Member Phi Alpha
Delta, law fraternity; Kappa Phi Kappa, educational fraternity;
Phi Kappa Phi, honor society. Vice President, N. C. State Uni-
versity Alumni Assn., 1970. Received Outstanding Young Alumnus
Award, N. C. State University, 1970; Mecklenburg Distinguished
Service Award, 1968. Selected Outstanding Young Man of Amer-
ica, 1969; Outstanding Graduate, School of Education, N. C. State
University, 1959. Awarded Babcock Scholarship to Wake Forest,
1959. President, Student Body, N. C. State University, 1959; Pres-
ident, Student Body, Wake Forest Law School. Member Board of
Directors, Governor Morehead School for Blind, 1965-1969; Special
Study Committee on Legislation for School for Blind and Deaf,
1968; N. C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, 1967-1970. Chair-
man, Mecklenburg County Water Expansion Team (Water Bond),
1968. Member Advisory Committee, Charlotte City Bond Referen-
dum, 1969. Chairman, Young Voters, Dan Moore Campaign.
Charlotte's Distinguished Citizen Award and Outstanding Young
Man of North Carolina Award, 1969. Member Sardis Presbyterian
Church, Charlotte, N. C. ; Deacon, 1968 to present. Married Bev-
erly Blythe Knox, August 2, 1957. Children: Cynthia, Bryan and
Ashley. Address: 1016 Redcoat Drive, Charlotte, N. C.



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CHARLES H. LARKINS, JR.

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

Charles H. Larkins, Jr., Democrat, of Lenoir County, repre-
sentinf? the Fifth Senatorial District, was born in Kinston, N. C,
October 3, 1930. Son of Charles H. and Margaret Isabelle (Ham-
ilton) Larkins. Attended Darling-ton School, Rome, Ga., 194G-
1947; Grainger High School, Kinston, N. C. 1947-1949; Wake
Forest College, Bachelor of Business Administration, 1952; one
year law. Wake Forest College. President, C. H. Larkins Clothing-
Stores, Inc. Member Carolinas Association of Retail Clothiers and
Furnishers; North Carolina Merchants Association; Kinston Cham-
ber of Commerce; Board of Childrens Home Society of N. C. for
three years; Wachovia Bank & Trust; Benevolent and Protector
Order of Elks, Exalted Ruler, Kinston Lodge #740, 19(;3. Served
in U. S. Navy, March 9, 1953 to November 20, 1954. State Senator
in the General Assembly of 1969. Member of First Baptist Church
of Kinston. One son: Charles H. Larkins, III. Address: Box 3029
Kinston, N. C. 28501.



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 Fay-
etteville, N. C, son of Neill Hector and Kate (McArthur) Mc-
Geachy. Graduated from: Fayetteville High School, 1930-1934;
Davidson College, 1934-1938, B.S. degree; University of North
Carolina Law School, 1938-1941, LL.B. Attorney, Senior Partner,
McGeachy, Pope, Reid & Lewis, Fayetteville, N. C. Has served
four regular and two special sessions as State Senator, 1961, 1965,
1967, and 1969; Senate Majority Leader, 1967; Senate President
Pro Tempore and Majority Leader, 1969; Legislative Research
Commission, 1967; Co-Chairman Legislative Research Commis-
sion, 1969-1971; Co-Chairman Legislative Services Commission,



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1969-1971; State Legislative Building Governing Commission;
past member, Commission on Reorganization of State Government
and Commission on Selection of Boards of Education; past National
Chairman United States Jaycees; Past President Fayetteville Jay-
cees; Campaign Chairman 1969 United Services Fund; Board o£
Visitors St. Andrews Presbyterian College; Fayetteville Kiwanis
Club; York and Scottish Rite Mason, and Shriner. Lifelong mem-
ber of First Presbyterian Church. Captain of Infantry, twelve
months combat with the Eighth Infantry Division, receiving the
Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman's Badge and Four Cam-
paign Stars. Married Mildred Kelly, October 20, 1951. Address:
2011 Winterlochen Road, Fayetteville, N. C. Business Address:
P. 0. Drawer 1358, Suite 1000, First Citizens Bank Building, Fay-
etteville, N. C.



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 Dur-
ham, N. C, February 2, 1921. Son of Lennox Polk and Mary Lilly
(Aycock) McLendon. Attended Baylor School, Chattanooga, Tenn.,
1936-1938; University of North Carolina, 1938-1942, A.B.; Uni-
versity 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, 1960-1964; North Carolina Law
Review, 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;
member N. C. Constitutional Study Commission; member Gov-
ernor's Aviation Advisory Commission; 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



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Assembly 1965 and 1967. Member First Presbyterian Church,
Greensboro, N. C; Chairman, Board of Deacons, 1963, Elder.
Married Mary L. Inabnet, December 29, 1945. Children: Chris-
topher B., a^e 19; Brantley Aycock, ag-e 16; Mary Inabnet, age 12.
Address: 201 Kimberly Drive, Greensboro, N. C.



HENRY MARIOTT MILGROM

(Eighth Senate District — Counties: Johnston, Nash and Wil-
son. Two Senators.)

Henry Marriott Milgrom, Democrat, of Nash County, represent-
ing the Eighth Senatorial District, was born in Battleboro, Sep-
tember 14, 1919. Son of Moritz and Mary (Marriott) Milgrom.
Attended Rocky Mount Graded Schools; Battleboro High School
and N. C. State University. Farmer; peanut buyer and seller;
fertilizer agency; Director Peoples Bank & Trust Company of
Battleboro; Federal Land Bank of Tarboro, Edgecombe Mutual
Fire Insurance Company. Past President, Battleboro Lions Club;
Elk, Mason and Shriner. Chairman Nash County Boy Scout Dis-
trict; ASC Committee; Farm Bureau; Grange; President, Roanoke
Firemen's Association. Elected to Battleboro Town Council at
age 24; served as Mayor of Battleboro; appointed by the late
Governor Kerr Scott to the N. C. Recreation Commission; member
Buggs Island Development Commission; member Nash County
Board of Commissioners, 18 years; organized Nash County Fire
Protection Program; Chairman Board of Health, Law Enforce-
ment and Welfare; Fire Commissioner; District Chairman and
President N. C. Association of County Commissioners; represeni-
ed North Carolina on Local Government Tour of Europe; served
on Tax, Roads and Agriculture Committees of National Associa-
tion of Counties. Member St. John's Episcopal Church; Vestry-
man, Sunday School Teacher. Married Ruby Vick Bras well, June
6, 1939. Children: Lieutenant William P. Milgrom, Brent Mil-
grom and Anne Milgrom. Address: P. O. Box 576, Battleboro,
N. C.



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WILLIAM DONALD MILLS

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

William Donald Mills, Democrat, of Onslow County, representing
the Sixth Senatorial District, was born in Maysville, N. C, October
8, 1932. Son of Leo Bell and Mildred (Jones) Mills. Attended
White Oak Elementary School, 1938-1946; White Oak High School,
1946-1950; East Carolina College, September to December, 1950,
1953-1954. Appliance and furniture retail business. Member South-
ern Retail Furniture Association; Sea Side Lodge No. 429, Swans-
boro, N. C; New Bern Consistory No. 3, New Bern, N. C; Sudan
Temple, New Bern, N. C; Loyal Order of Moose; Order of Eastern
Star No. 238. Swansboro, N. C. Onslow County Commissioner, 1959-
1964; Trustee Coastal Carolina Community College; State Director
N. C. Merchants Association; Director Jacksonville Chamber of
Commerce. Served in U. S. Army, January, 1951 to December
1952, Corporal E-4. Representative in the General Assembly of
1965 and 1967. Member Belgrade Methodist Church, Route 1,
Maysville, N. C; Superintendent, 1954-1960; Trustee since 1962;
President Methodist Men's Club, 1959-1960. Married Donniere
Morton, January 25, 1952. Children: William Donald Mills, Jr.,
Robert Duane Mills and Kathy Darlene Mills. Address: Route 1,
Maysville, N. C.



HERMAN AUBREY MOORE

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

Herman Aubrey Moore, Democrat, of Mecklenburg County, rep-
resenting the Twenty-seventh Senatorial District, was born in
Greenwood, S. C, November 8, 1929. Attended Culver Military
Academy, Darlington School, Central High School; University of
North Carolina; Charlotte College. Member, Board of Directors
and Executive Committee, American Credit Corporation; Consult-
ant, Carolina Fleets, Inc.; President, the Hagley Corporation;
Consultant, The Randolph Clinic, Inc.; President, Mecklenburg
County YDC; Secretary Democratic Executive Committee, 1952-



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1956; State Senator in the General Assembly of 1965, 1967 and
1969. President Pro Tempore, N. C. Senate, 1967-1969. Member
of the Committee on State Government Reorganization. Chairman
of the N. C. Tax Study Commission. Member of the National
Legislative Leaders Conference. Co-Chairman Legislative Re-
search Commission. Member, Governor's Study Committee on Vo-
cational Rehabilitation. Member, National Society of State Legis-
lators. Dinner Chairman Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner, 1955.
Director, N. C. Wildlife Federation. Member, N. C. American
Revolution Bi-Centennial Commission. Director of Charlotte Re-
habilitation Hospital, Commissioner of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hos-
pital Authority. Director, North Carolina Foundation for Mental
Research, North Carolina Children's Home Society, Central Pied-
mont Community College Foundation, N. C. Education Council on
National Purposes and UNCC Athletic Foundation. Presbyterian.
Married Bette Craig, 1950. Four Children. Address: Route 1,
Box 375, Matthews, N. C.



CALVIN COOLIDGE MURROW

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

Calvin Coolidge Murrow, Republican, of Guilford County, repre-
senting the Eighteenth Senatorial District, was born in Aberdeen,
N. C, July 6, 1924. Son of John Lincoln and Maggie (Leonard)
Murrow. Attended High Point Central High School and High
Point College. President of Country Furniture Company, Inc.
Member High Point Exchange Club and High Point Chamber of
Commerce. Served in U. S. Marine Corps for four years. State
Senator in the General Assembly of 1969. Member High Point
Society of Friends. Married Mildred E. Jones, January 4, 1946.
Children: Jeanne Murrow Edwards, age 24 and Michael Craige
Murrow, age 18. Address: 506 Overbrook Drive, High Point, N. C.



CLYDE iVIONROE NORTON

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



McLendon of Guilford
Milgrom of Nash
Mills of Onslow



Moore of Mecklenburg
Murrow of Guilford
Norton of McDowell



Patterson of Stanly
Rauch of Gaston
Reed of Craven



Saunders of Moore
Scott of Alamance
Staton of Lee



Strickland of Wayne
Taylor of Caswell
Warren of Sampson



White of Pitt

Wood of Camden

Roy Rowe,

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Clyde Monroe Norton, Democrat, of McDowell County, repre-
senting the Thirtieth Senatorial District, was born in Marion,
N. C, March 7, lOlG. 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, 195G-1965; Vice-Chairman, Board of County Commission-
ers since 19(50; Committeeman of The Northwestern Bank. State
Senator in the General Assembly of 1965, 1967 and 1969. Member
First Baptist Church of Old Fort, N. C; member Board of Dea-
cons since 1946. Married Janet Nodine, May 13, 1944. Children:
Kenneth, age 24, Tommy age 18, and Sarah, age 12. Address:
P. 0. Box 477, Old Fort, N. C.



FRANK NEVILLE PATTERSON, JR.

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

Frank Neville Patterson, Jr., Democrat, of Stanly County, rep-
resenting the Twenty-fourth Senatorial District, M^as born in Al-
bemarle, N. C, March 11, 1917. Son of Frank N. and Mary
(Snuggs) Patterson. Graduated Albemarle High School, 1933;
Marion Military Academy, 1934-1935; Lenoir-Rhyne College; U.
S. Naval Academy; University of North Carolina, A.B., 1938;
University of North Carolina Law School, LL.B., 1940. Member
Phi Delta Phi. Lawyer. President Stanly County Bar Associa-
tion, 1949; President Albemarle Chamber of Commerce, 1953-1954.
Solicitor Stanly County Court, 1948-1950; Judge Stanly County
Court, 1954-1956. Lieutenant Commander in U. S. Naval Reserve,
1942-1945. Representative in the General Assembly of 1959. State
Senator in the General Assembly of 1969. Lutheran ; Sunday School
Teacher, 1946-1970, member Church Council. Married Iris Rawls,
October 25, 1940. Children: Frank Neville Patterson, III and
Betsy Rawls Patterson. Address: 446 North Tenth Street, Albe-
marle, N. C.



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MARSHALL ARTHUR RAUCH

(Twenty-ninth Senate District — Counties: Cleveland and Gas-
ton. 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 Lillie (Wohl)
Rauch. Attended Woodmere High School, Class of 1940; Duke
University, varsity basketball and Fraternity President, Chair-
man of the Board, Director and Treasurer of Pyramid Mills Co.,
Inc., B. C. Pyramid Dye Corporation, B. C. Homesidge Yarn, Inc.,
Bessemer City, Nile Star, Inc. of Woodmere, N. Y., Gastonia
Dyeing Corporation, Gastonia. Director and Treasurer of E. P.
Press, Inc., Gastonia and The Rauch Foundation, Inc., Bessemer
City. Manager, Norco Molding Company of Bessemer City. Di-
rector, Sedgefield Realty Company, Gastonia, Majestic Insurance
Financing Corporation, Gastonia, and Advance Investment Fund,
New York. Mayor Pro Tem, City of Gastonia, 1952-1954, 1961-1963;
City Councilman, City of Gastonia, 1952-1954, 1961-1965; Gov-
ernor's Good Neighbor Council, 1963-1970; North Carolina Jail
Study Commission, 1968; Advisory Council, North Carolina Com-
mittee for Children and Youth, 1968-1969; Legislative Research
Committee on Interest Rates, 1968-1969; Chairman Gastonia Hu-
man Relations Committee, 1964-1967, North Carolina Committee
on Population and Family, 1968-1969; Employ the Handicapped
Committee, 1964-1965. Senior Advisor, Gastonia Boys Club, 1947-
1963; Big Brother, 1951-1960; member North Carolina Citizens
Committee for Dental Health, 1968-1969; Vice President and Di-
rector, Community Concert Association, 1960-1961 ; Top Man-



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