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Office Officer Address

County Manager Jimmy M. Varner Lexington

County Attorney Sim A. DeLapp Lexington

County Librarian Ronald P. Steensland Lexington

Civil Defense Director Archie L. Disher Lexington

Veterans Service Officer Coy D. Yount Lexington

County Commissioners:

Chairman Shutt Hartman Rt. 2, Clemmons

Commissioner J. C. Glosson Rt. 5, Lexington

Commissioner Robert C. Carroll Denton

Commissioner Stokes Graver Welcome

Commissioner Joe L. Berrier Thomasville



DAVIE

Davie County was formed in 1836 from Rowan. Was named in honor of William R.
Davie, distinguished as a soldier of the Revolution, member of the Federal Convention
of 1787, Governor of North Carolina, special Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Pleni-
potentiary to France, "Father of the University of North Carolina."

Population — 18,855 County Seat — Mocksville

State Senator 25th District Donald W. Bingham, Rt. 1, Advance

Members House of Representatives 39th District J. P. Huskins, Statesville

Arthur L. (Sap) Smith, Rt. 1, Mooresville

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court Glenn L. Hammer Mocksville

Register of Deeds J. K. Smith Mocksville

Sheriff Joe Smith Mocksville

Treasurer Eloise Stephens Mocksville

Auditor Eloise Stephens Mocksville

Tax Supervisor _ David Hendrix Mocksville

Tax Collector Veatrice Towell Mocksville

County Accountant .....Eloise Stephens Mocksville

Coroner Dr. Ben L. Richards Mocksville

Surveyor J. C. Comer Rt. 3, Mocksville

County Health Director Alton Brown Wilkesboro

Supt. of Schools James E. Everidge Mocksville

Director of Social Services Reginald O. York Mocksville

County Ext. Chairman Leo Williams Mocksville

Chmn. Bd. Education Graham R. Madison Mocksville

Chmn. Bd. Elections Ramey F. Kemp Mocksville

Wildlife Patrolman .W. C. Phipps Rt. 2, Mocksville

Forester Paul J. Bonardi Rt. 3, Mocksville

County Manager John T. Barber Mocksville

County Attorney John T. Brock _ Mocksville

County Librarian Mrs. Nancy F. FuUbright Mocksville

Civil Defense Director Larry Allen. Mocksville

Veterans Service Officer Ray Lagle, Jr Mocksville

County Commissioners:

Chairman John Bailey Rt. 2, Advance

Commissioner C. W. Alexander, Jr Cooleemee

Commissioner Jerry Swicegood Rt. 4, Mocksville

Commissioner Samuel Day wait Rt. 1, Mocksville

Commissioner.- Dr. Francis Slate Mocksville

DUPLIN

Duplin County was formed in 1749 from New Hanover. Was named in honor of George
Henry Hay, Lord Duplin, an English nobleman.

Population — 38,015 County Seat — Kenansville



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State Senators 10th District John J. Burney, Jr., Wilmington

Stewart B. Warren, Clinton
Member House of Representatives 11th District T. J. Baker, Wallace

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court John A. Johnson Kenansville

Register of Deeds Christine W. Davis Kenansville

Sheriff T. E. Revelle Kenansville

Auditor Russell Tucker Kenansville

Tax Supervisor J. B. Wallace Kenansville

Tax Collector S. Leland Grady Kenansville

County Accountant Russell Tucker Kenansville

Coroner Herman H. Quinn Kenansville

Supt. of Schools Charles Yelverton Kenansville

Director of Social Services ..Mrs. Millie Brown Kenansville

County Ext. Chairman V. H. Reynolds Kenansville

Chmn. Bd. Education Russell Brock Mount Olive

Chmn. Bd. Elections Claude Hepler Wallace

Wildlife Protector Kay Dunn Kenansville

Forest Ranger Eugene Wells Rt. 1, Rose Hill

County Attorney Mrs. Winifred T. Wells Wallace

County Librarian Mrs. E. E. Keliy_ Kenansville

Civil Defense Director Hiram Brinson._ Kenansville

Veterans Service Officer J. B. Wallace Kenansville

County Commissioners:

Chairman D. J. Fussell Rose Hill

Commissioner J. A. Sutton Warsaw

Commissioner Willard Hottler Wallace

Commissioner E. E. Kelly Mount Olive

Commissioner Leon Brown Beulaville

DURHAM

Durham County was formed in 1881 from Orange and Wake. Was named after the
town of Durham, a thriving manufacturing city.

Population — 132,681 County Seat — Durham

State Senators 11th District Gordon P. Allen, Roxboro

Claude Currie, Durham

Member Houses of Representaties 18th District George W. Miller, Jr., Durham

Kenneth C. Royall, Jr., Durham
Willis P. Whichard, Durham

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court Alton J. Knight Durham

Register of Deeds A. J. Gresham Durham

Sheriff Marvin L. Davis Durham

Treasurer Waldo A. Stone Durham

Auditor Ed Swindell, Jr Durham

Tax Supervisor Bruce Mangum Durham

Tax Collector Louis Bryan Durham

County Accountant Ed Swindell, Jr Durham

Medical Examiner Dr. Robert E. Zipe, Jr Durham

County Health Director Dr. O. L. Ader Durham

Supt. of Schools Charles H. Chewning Durham

Director of Social Services Howard M. Williams Durham

County Ext. Chairman W. F. Wilson Durham

Chmn. ABC Board Wyatt T. Dixon ... Durham

Chmn. Bd. Education R. E. Broughton Durham

Chmn. Bd. Elections Wm. A. Marsh, Jr Durham

Wildlife Protector Marvin L. Ward Rt. 1, Morrisville

Forest Ranger Wm. D. Colville Durham

County Manager Ed Swindell, Jr Durham

County Attorney Robert D. Holleman Durham

County Librarian.. George Linder Durham



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Office Officer Address

Civil Defense Director B. A. Pittman Durham

Veterans Service Officer Mrs. Buna C. O'Briant Durliani

County Commissioners:

Chairman Dewey S. Scarboro Durham

Commissioner Edwin B. Clement Durham

Commissioner Howard Easley Durham

Commissioner Asa T. Spaulding Durham

Commissioner Wm. E. Stauber Durham

EDGECOMBE

Edgecombe County was formed in 1735 from Bertie. Was named in honor of Richard
Edgecombe, who became Baron Edgecombe in 1742, an English nobleman and a lord of
the treasury.

Population— 52,341 County Seat— Tarboro

State Senators 4th District Julian R. Allsbrook, Roanoke Rapids

Vernon E. White, Winterville

Members House of Representatives 14th District Allen C. Barbee, Spring Hope

Larry P. Eagles, Tarboro
Julian B. Fenner, Rocky Mount

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court Don Gilliam, Jr Tarboro

Register of Deeds Mace Edmondson Tarboro

Sheriff Tom P. Bardin Tarboro

Auditor Allen L. Harrell Tarboro

Tax Supervisor James A. Pitt Tarboro

Tax Collector W. C. Brake Tarboro

Medical Examiner Dr. J. G. Raby Tarboro

Medical Examiner Dr. O. W. Bell Rocky Mount

Medical Examiner... Dr. Leon W. Robertson Rocky Mount

County Health Director..._ Dr. J. S. Chamblee Tarboro

Supt. of Schools Lee Hall Tarboro

Director of Social Services Mrs. Claudia Edwards Tarboro

County Ext. Chairman. Joe Perry Tarboro

Chmn. ABC Board R. L. Corbett Macclesfield

Chmn. Bd. Education Zeb Brinson Tarboro

Chmn. Bd. Elections Frank R. Brown Tarboro

Wildlife Patrolman James Duke Rt. 1, Battleboro

Wildlife Protector Joseph H. Wynn Rt. 1, Pinetops

Forest Ranger Herbert E. Hathaway, Jr Tarboro

County Attorney H. H. Taylor, Jr Tarboro

County Librarian Mrs. Evelyn Bailey Tarboro

Civil Defense Director Elmer R. Daniel Rocky Mount

Veterans Service Officer Alton B. Clemmons, Jr Tarboro

County Commissioners:

Chairman Hassell Thigpen Rt. 1, Tarboro

Commissioner Berry L. Anderson Rt. 2, Tarboro

Commissioner._ R. L. Dunn Pinetops

Commissioner Wiley W. Meares Rocky Mount

Commissioner W. C. Pitt, Jr Tarboro

FORSYTH

Forsyth County was formed in 1849 from Stokes. Was named in honor of Colonel
Benjamin Forsyth, U. S. A., a citizen of Stokes County, who was killed on the Canadian
frontier on June 28, 1814, during the second war with Great Britain.

Population — 214,348 County Seat — Winston-Salem

State Senators 22nd District Harry Bagnal, Winston-Salem

Hamilton C. Horton, Jr., Winston-Salem



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Members House of Representatives 30th District E. Lawrence Davis, Winston-Salem

Fred C. Farmer, Winston-Salem

Howard A. Jemison, Rt. 8, Winston-Salem

C. Dempsey McDaniel, Rt. 1, Kernersville

Ed M. McKnight, Rt. 2, Clemmons

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court A. E. Blackburn Winston-Salem

Register of Deeds Eunice Ayers Winston-Salem

Sheriflf Manly Lancaster Winston-Salem

Tax Supervisor...- Fred C. Perry Winston-Salem

Tax Collector J. Arvol Helper Winston-Salem

County Accountant.- J. L. Clowers Winston-Salem

Medical Examiner W. D. Vreeland Winston-Salem

County Health Director Dr. James A. Finger Winston-Salem

Supt. of Schools ...Marvin M. Ward Winston-Salem

Director of Social Services John T. McDowell Winston-Salem

County Ext. Chairman Forrest Harmon Winston-Salem

Chmn. Bd. Education _ John C. Kiger Winston-Salem

Chmn. Bd. Elections R. Kenneth Babb Winston-Salem

Wildlife Protector Wallace W. Jones Winston-Salem

County Manager Nicholas M. Meiszer Winston-Salem

County Attorney P. Eugene Price Winston-Salem

County Librarian Paul S. Ballance Winston-Salem

Civil Defense Director Frank G. Ratcliff Winston-Salem

Veterans Service Oflicer Charles D. McNatt Winston-Salem

County Commissioners:

Chairman David W. Darr Winston-Salem

Commissioner Dr. Walter L. Thompson, Jr .....Winston-Salem

Commissioner.- Grady P. Swisher Winston-Salem

Commissioner Leonard E. Warner Winston-Salem

Commissioner Henry L. Crotts Winston-Salem

FRANKLIN

Franklin County was formed in 1779 from Bute. Was named in honor of Benjamin
Franklin.

Population — 26,820 County Seat — Louisburg

State Senator 7th District John T. Church, Henderson

Members House of Representatives 16th District Bobby W. Rogers, Henderson

James D. Speed, Rt. 3, Louisburg

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court Ralph S. Knott.__ Louisburg

Register of Deeds Alex T. Wood Louisburg

Sheriff William T. Dement Louisburg

Treasurer Kenneth A. Braswell Louisburg

Auditor Kenneth A. Braswell Louisburg

Tax Supervisor Charles W. Strother Louisburg

Tax Collector Charles W. Strother Louisburg

County Accountant Kenneth A. Braswell Louisburg

Coroner James H. Edwards Louisburg

Medical Examiner James H. Edwards Louisburg

County Health Director Dr. J. B. Wheless Louisburg

Supt. of Schools Warren W. Smith Louisburg

Director of Social Services Mrs. Jane B. York Louisburg

County Ext. Chairman C. T. Dean, Jr Louisburg

Chmn. Bd. Education Clinton Fuller Louisburg

Chmn. Bd. Elections Willard Kearney Frankhnton

Wildlife Protector Burley A. Clark Rt. 2, Louisburg

Forest Ranger J. E. Smith Rt. 2, Louisburg

County Attorney.- William H. Taylor Louisburg

County Librarian Nancy O'Neal Louisburg



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Office Officer Address

Civil Defense Director George Champion, Jr Louisburg

Veterans Service Officer George Champion, Jr Louisburg

County Commissioners:

Chairman E. M. Sykes Rt. 1, Castalia

Commissioner John H. House Rt. 1, Franklinton

Commissioner Bobby Strickland Rt. 2, Zebulon

Commissioner Mrs. Betsy L. Pernell Rt. 4, Louisburg

Commissioner Robert Lee Burnette Rt. 3, Louisburg

GASTON

Gaston County was formed in 1846 from Lincoln. Was named in honor of Judge William
Gaston, member of Congress and Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. From
1846 to 1852 Gaston voted with Lincoln and Catawba.

Population — 148,415 County Seat — Gastonia

State Senators 29th District J. OUie Harris, Kings Mountain

Marshall A. Rauch, Gastonia

Members House of Representatives 41st District David W. Bumgardner, Jr., Belmont

C. E. Leatherman, Lincolnton

Jack L. Rhyne, Rt. 1, Belmont

Carl J. Stewart, Jr., Gastonia

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court George C. Holland Gastonia

Register of Deeds Gloria B. Musard..._ Gastonia

Sheriff Dwight L. Beam ...Gastonia

Auditor W. Mack Davis Gastonia

Tax Supervisor Cam H. Easton, Jr Gastonia

Tax Collector Cam H. Easton, Jr Gastonia

County Accountant W. Mack Davis Gastonia

Coroner W. J. McLean, Jr Gastonia

County Health Director Dr. B. M. Drake Gastonia

Supt. of Schools William Brown Gastonia

Director of Social Services Mrs. Joseph F. B. McCauley .Gastonia

County Ext. Chairman Max G. Erwin Dallas

Chmn. Bd. Education Broadus McSwain Gastonia

Chmn. Bd. Elections L. B. HoUowell, Jr Gastonia

Wildlife Protector George D. Raynor Gastonia

Forest Ranger Yates C. Smith Dallas

County Manager A. R. England Gastonia

County Attorney H. B. Gaston Belmont

County Librarian Mrs. Barbara Eaker Heafner Crouse

Civil Defense Director James F. Edwards Gastonia

Veterans Service Officer Charlie Hawkins Gastonia

County Commissioners:

Chairman C. Grier Beam Cherry ville

Commissioner W. J. Pharr McAden ville

Commissioner Dr. Charles A. Glenn Gastonia

Commissioner E. A. Froneberger Bessemer City

Commissioner Polie Q. Cloninger, Jr Dallas

Commissioner Charles A. Rhyne Stanley

GATES

Gates County was formed in 1778 from Chowan, Perquimans, and Hertford. Was
named in honor of General Horatio Gates, who commanded the American Army at the
battle of Saratoga.

Population — 8,524 County Seat — Gatesville

State Senators 1st District J. J. Harrington, Lewiston

George M. Wood, Camden



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Members House of Representatives 1st District.- W. T. Culpepper, Jr., Elizabeth City

Philip P. Godwin, Gatesville

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court Hayes Carter Gatesville

Register of Deeds Tazewell Eure ._ Gatesville

Sheriff William H. Eure Gatesville

Treasurer Tazewell Eure Gatesville

Tax Supervisor^ William P. Mitchell Gatesville

Tax Collector._ William H. Eure Gatesville

Coroner Walter Harrell Gatesville

County Health Director Dr. Quinton Cooke Murfreesboro

Supt. of Schools Carey W. Harrell Gatesville

Director of Social Services Mrs. Mary D. Plyler Gatesville

County Ext. Chairman Zackie W. Harrell Gatesville

Chmn. ABC Board G. W. Ward . Sunbury

Chmn. Bd. Education Dr. Leroy Hand, Jr Gatesville

Chmn. Bd. Elections W. P. Taylor._ Gatesville

Wildlife Protector John Savage Sunbury

Forest Ranger H. L. Langston Gates

County Attorney Philip P. Godwin Gatesville

County Librarian Lucy Costen Gatesville

County Commissioners:

Chairman Lamar Benton Hobbsville

Commissioner Troy Greene Eure

Commissioner Sherwood Eason Gatesville

Commissioner _ Thurman Morris Gates

Commissioner...- Frank Rice Sunbury



GRAHAM

Graham County was formed in 1872 from Cherokee. Was named in honor of Gover-
nor William A. Graham, United States Senator, Governor of North Carolina, Secretary
of the Navy, Confederate States Senator. Graham County voted with Cherokee until 1883.

Population — 6,562 County Seat — Robbinsville

State Senator 33rd District Carl D. Killian, Cullowhee

Member House of Representatives 49th District Erwin Patton, Franklin

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court O. W. Hooper, Jr Robbinsville

Register of Deeds Leonard Davis Robbinsville

Sheriff Melvin Howell Robbinsville

Tax Supervisor La Verne Maxwell Robbinsville

Tax Collector Ed Jenkins Robbinsville

County Accountant Ed Jenkins Robbinsville

Coroner Sam Lynn Robbinsville

Medical Examiner Dr. J. E. Stephens Robbinsville

Supt. of Schools Model Walsh Robbinsville

Director of Social Services Mrs. Christine Corpening Robbinsville

County Ext. Chairman Roger Hyatt Robbinsville

Chmn. Bd. Education Ralph Jenkins Tapoco

Chmn. Bd. Elections Herve Cody Robbinsville

Wildlife Protector Lincoln Long Robbinsville

Forest Ranger John McKeldrey Robbinsville

County Attorney L. W. Lloyd Robbinsville

County Librarian Mrs. Alma Rogers Robbinsville

Civil Defense Director Troy Grindstaff Robbinsville

Veterans Service Officer Mrs. Nellie Von Rodgers Robbinsville

County Commissioners:

Chairman Roy Jones Robbinsville

Commissioner Frank Long Robbinsville

Commissioner.... Ross Smith Robbinsville



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Granville County was formed in 1746 from Edgecombe. Was named in honor of John
Carteret, Earl Granville, who owned the Granville District. He was Prime Minister under
King George II, and a very brilliant man.

Population — 32,762 County Seat — Oxford

State Senator 7th District John T. Church, Henderson

Members House of Representatives 17th District James E. Ramsey, Roxboro

William T. Watkins, Oxford

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court Mrs. Mary Ruth C. Nelms Oxford

Register of Deeds Mrs. Flora O. Mann Oxford

Sheriff J. C. Cash Oxford

Treasurer I. W. Bullock Oxford

Auditor I. W. Bullock Oxford

Tax Supervisor I. W. Bullock Oxford

Tax Collector I. W. Bullock... Oxford

County Accountant.... I. W. Bullock Oxford

Coroner G. C. Saunders, Jr Oxford

Medical Examiner Dr. R. L. Taylor Oxford

Medical Examiner Dr. Richard A. Mangum Creedmoor

Medical Examiner Dr. R. D. Noel Oxford

Medical Examiner Dr. N. A. Desrosiers Butner

County Health Director. Dr. J. U. Weaver Oxford

Supt. of Schools L. C. Adcock Oxford

Director of Social Services.. W. W. Mullen Oxford

County Ext. Chairman Aubrey S. Hardee Oxford

Chmn. ABC Board G. F. Mayers ...Oxford

Chmn. Bd. Education Harold L. O'Brien Rt. 5, Oxford

Chmn. Bd. Elections.. John N. Watkins, Jr Oxford

Wildlife Patrolman Sterling R. Baker Butner

Wildlife Protector N. T. Laney Oxford

Forest Ranger Babe R. Matthews Rt. 5, Oxford

County Attorney Edward F. Taylor ..Oxford

County Librarian Mrs. Eugenia Babylon Oxford

Civil Defense Director T. C. Jordan, Jr Oxford

Veterans Service Officer T. G. Stem, Jr Oxford

County Commissioners:

Chairman Joseph C. Hamme Rt. 3, Oxford

Commissioner.. Henry Currin Rt. 4, Oxford

Commissioner S. M. Watkins Rt. 4, Oxford

Commissioner Elmo Blackley Rt. 2, Oxford

Commissioner W. A. Jenkins Creedmoor

GREENE

Greene County was formed in 1799 from Glasgow. Was named in honor of General
Nathaniel Greene, Washington's "right-hand-man." Next to Washington, General Greene
is regarded as the greatest soldier of the Revolution. He fought the battle of Guilford
Courthouse and saved North Carolina from the British.

Population — 14,967 County Seat — Snow Hill

State Senator 5th District Charles H. Larkins, Jr., Kinston

Members House of Representatives 9th District Harold W. Hardison, Deep Run

Daniel T. Lilley, Kinston

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court Seth T. Barrow Snow Hill

Register of Deeds _ Lula H. Heath Snow Hill

Sheriff P. L. Barrow Snow Hill

Tax Supervisor _ G. L. Newborn, Jr _ Snow Hill

Tax Collector Nolia P. Carraway Snow Hill

County Accountant G. L. Newborn, Jr Snow Hill



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Office Officer Address

Coroner R. L. Hart, Sr Snow Hill

Surveyor Ray W. Jones Snow Hill

County Health Director Dr. Joseph W. Campbell Wilson

Supt. of Schools George S. Taylor Snow Hill

Director of Social Services Rachel Payne Sugg Hookerton

County Ext. Chairman Walter Johnson, Jr Snow Hill

Chmn. ABC Board H. Kirby Cobb Snow Hill

Chmn. Bd. Education Sarah M. Stocks Snow Hill

Chmn. Bd. Elections Rudolph E. Joyner Snow Hill

Wildlife Protector Melvin Hill Snow Hill

Forest Ranger Zell C. Smith._ Snow Hill

County Attorney Walter G. Sheppard Snow Hill

County Librarian Mary Virginia Kilpatrick Snow Hill

Civil Defense Director Fred Speight Snow Hill

Veterans Service Officer Walter G. Sheppard Snow Hill

County Commissioners:

Chairman Claude Wade._ Snow Hill

Commissioner O. P. Miller, Jr Snow Hill

Commissioner E. L. Walston, Jr Snow Hill

Commissioner._ J. J. Grimsley Snow Hill

Commissioner.... J. Roy Vandiford Snow Hill

GUILFORD

Guilford County was formed in 1771 from Rowan and Orange. Was named in honor
of Francis North, Earl of Guilford, an English nobleman. He was the father of Lord
North, who was Prime Minister under King George III during the Revolution. Lord
North afterwards succeeded his father as Earl of Guilford.

Population — 288,590 County Seat — Greensboro

State Senators 18th District Hargrove (Skipper) Bowles, Greensboro

L. P. McLendon, Jr., Greensboro
Coolidge Murrow, High Point

Members House of Representatives 26th District.. Henry E. Frye, Greensboro

Clifton T. (Tedj Hunt, Greensboro

Robert Odell Payne, McLeansville

C. W. (Charlie) Phillips, Greensboro

W. Marcus Short, Greensboro

McNeil! Smith, Greensboro

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court J. P. Shore Greensboro

Register of Deeds J. Mark Stewart Greesnboro

Sheriff Paul H. Gibson.. Greensboro

Treasurer Walter R. James Greensboro

Auditor Thomas H. Cashwell Greensboro

Tax Supervisor.... C. R. Brooks Greensboro

Tax Collector C. R. Brooks Greensboro

County Accountant Thomas H. Cashwell Greensboro

Public Defender Wallace C. Harrelson Greensboro

Medical Examiner Dr. Allen B. Coggeshall Greensboro

Purchasing Agent W. Clarence Smith Greensboro

County Health Director Dr. Sarah T. Morrow Greensboro

Supt. of Schools E. P. Pearce, Jr Greensboro

Director of Social Services L. M. Thompson Greensboro

County Ext. Chairman John A. Crawford Greensboro

Chmn. Bd. Education Howard E. Carr Greensboro

Chmn. Bd. Elections Z. H. Howerton, Jr Greensboro

Wildlife Patrolman Bruce D. Byrd Greensboro

Wildlife Protector Wesley L. Cook Greensboro

Forester John F. Spivey, Jr Greensboro

County Manager John V. Witherspoon Greensboro

County Attorney N. D. McNairy Greensboro

County Librarian David Vaughan Greensboro



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Office Officer Address

Civil Defense Director Charles S. Matthews Greensboro

Veterans Service Officer Claude W. Morris Greensboro

County Commissioners:

Chairman.. Dale C. Montgomery High Point

Commissioner Furman P. Bodenheimer, Jr Greensboro

Commissioner Percy H. Sears Greensboro

Commissioner Richard Maxwell Greensboro

Commissioner Robert G. Shaw Greensboro

HALIFAX

Halifax County was formed in 1758 from Edgecombe. Was named in honor of George
Montagu Dunk, Earl of Halifax, President of the Board of Trade, which had control of
the colonies before the Revolution.

Population — 53,884 County Seat — Halifax

State Senators 4th District Julian R. Allsbrook, Roanoke Rapids

Vernon E. White, Winterville

Members House of Representatives 7th District _ J. A. Everett, Palmyra

C. Kitchin Josey, Scotland Neck

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court J. C. Taylor Halifax

Register of Deeds F. D. Wilson Halifax

Sheriff William C. Bailey Halifax

Auditor ..R. L. Ferrell Halifax

Tax Supervisor James F. Hunter ...Halifax

Tax Collector Vivian Birdsong Halifax

County Accountant R. L. Ferrell Halifax

Coroner. Robert L. Stephenson Halifax

County Health Director Dr. Leslie G. Hoag Halifax

Supt. of Schools W. Henry Overman Halifax

Director of Social Services Edward L. Garrison Hali ax

County Ext. Chairman Clyde Peedin Halifax

Chmn. ABC Board Balfour Dunn Scotland Neck

Chmn. Bd. Education C. M. Moore, Jr ..Littleton

Chmn. Bd. Elections _ Wiley D. Connell Roanoke Rapids

Wildlife Patrolman H. A. Townsend Rt. 2, Roanoke Rapids

Wildlife Protector Robert Patrick Rt. 1, Scotland Neck

Wildlife Protector Wayne L. Wicker Roanoke Rapids

Forest Ranger Jordan W. Johnson Rt. 1, Scotland Neck

County Attorney Rom B. Parker Enfield

County Librarian Maude Fleming Halifax

Civil Defense Director W. B. Burchette Halifax

Veterans Service Officer Haywood D. Cochrane Halifax

County Commissioners:

Chairman Harry A. Branch Enfield

Commissioner Thomas W. Myrick Rt. 3, Littleton

Commissioner R. Hilliard Hux Rt. 2, Littleton

Commissioner Frank B. Neal Roanoke Rapids

Commissioner Travis S. Uzzell Rt. 1, Scotland Neck



HARNETT

Harnett County was formed in 1855 from Cumberland. Was named in honor of Cor-
nelius Harnett, eminent Revolutionary patriot. President of the Provincial Council,
President of the Council of Safety, delegate to the Continental Congress, author of the
Halifax Resolution of April 12, 1776, Harnett voted with Cumberland until 1865.

Population — 49,667 County Seat — Lillington

State Senator 13th District William W. Staton, Sanford



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Members House of Representatives 22nd District Gerald Arnold, Lillington

Jimmy L. Love, Rt. 5, Sanford

Office Officer Address

Clerk of Court Elizabeth F. Matthews Lillington

Register of Deeds Inez Harrington Lillington

Sheriff W. H. Stewart Lillington

Auditor H. D. Carson Lillington

Tax Supervisor Thomas Allen Lillington

Tax Collector Earl Jones Lillington

Coroner Paul Drew Lillington

Surveyor Walter Lee Johnson Lillington

Supt. of Schools R. A. Gray Lillington

Director of Social Services F. C. Hubbard. Lillington

Chmn. Bd. Education J. R. Baggett, Jr Lillington

Chmn. Bd. Elections Dougald McRae Rt. 3, Lillington

Wildlife Protector C. H. Tripp Rt. 1, Lillington

Forest Ranger J. Ellis Byrd Bunnlevel

County Attorney Edward H. McCormick Lillington

County Librarian . Mrs. Margaret R. Randall Lillington

Civil Defense Director Carl E. Lucas Erwin

Veterans Service Officer Jean M. Irvin Lillington

County Commissioners:



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