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Farm Demonstration Agent

White J- W. Bason Graham

Colored Plese Corbett Mebane

Chmn. Bd. Education Henry A. Scott Haw River

Chmn. Bd. Elections J. H. Vernon Burlington

District Game & Fish Protector. . . . Vance M. Perry Graham

County Manager Joe W. Cole Burlington

County Attorney L. C. Allen Burlington

Veterans Service Officer Turner P. Messick Elon College

General County Court :

Judge George A. Long Burlington

Solicitor Eugene A. Gordon Burlington

Burlington Municipal Court:

Judge C. C. Gates, Jr Burlington

Solicitor Kenneth Young Burlington

Commissioners

Chairman L. P. Best Mebane

Commissioner M. C. Loy Burlington

Commissioner Ralph H. Scott Burlington

Commissioner Foster Hughes Graham

Commissioner H. M. Patterson Alamance

ALEXANDER

Alexander County was formed in 1847 from Iredell, Caldwell, and Wilkes.
Was named in honor of William J. Alexander, of Mecklenburg County, several
times a member of the Legislatvire and Speaker of the House of Commons.
Population, 13,454 County Seat, Taylorsville

State Senator 28th District Max C. Wilson Lenoir

Member House of Representatives . . Earl F. Little Taylorsville

Clerk of Court Charlie R. Watts Taylorsville

Register of Deeds John Marshall Taylorsville



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Office Officer Address

Sheriff Sledge Smith Taylorsville

Tax Supervisor Gerald L. Gwaltney Taylorsville

Tax Collector Sledge Smith Taylorsville

County Accountant Gerald L. Gwaltney Taylorsville

Coroner E. A. Adams Taylorsville

Surveyor W. L. Harrington Taylorsville

County Health Officer Dr. E. H. Ellinwood Newton

Supt. of Schools Sloane W. Payne Taylorsville

Supt. of Public Welfare Luther Dyson Taylorsville

Home Demonstration Agent Agnes W. Watts Taylorsville

Farm Demonstration Agent Price Brawley Taylorsville

Chmn. Bd. Education W. S. Patterson Stony Point

Chmn. Bd. Elections Paul S. Lackey Taylorsville

District Game & Fish Protector. . . .Howard L. Wooten Stony Point

County Attorney A. C. Payne Taylorsville

Commissioners

Chairman Dr. G. K. Carter Taylorsville

Commissioner George Lackey Hiddenite

Commissioner Marvin J. Benfield Rt. 2, Hickory

ALLEGHANY

Alleghany County was formed in 1859 from Ashe. The name is derived from
an Indian tribe in the limits of North Carolina.

Population, 8,341 County Seat, Sparta

State Senator 29th District Dr. H. B. Perry Boone

Member House of Representatives. . J. K. Doughton Sparta

Clerk of Court Gene R. Irwin Sparta

Register of Deeds Ernest E. Edwards Sparta

Sheriff G. D. Richardson Sparta

Treasurer G. D. Richardson Sparta

Auditor Mrs. Ruby Irwin Sparta

Tax Supervisor Ernest E. Edwards Sparta

Tax Collector G. D. Richardson. Sparta

County Accountant Mrs. Ruby Irwin Sparta

Coroner Lee Woodruff Sparta

Surveyor L. E. Edwards Sparta

County Health Officer Dr. C. A. Thompson Sparta

Supt. of Schools Miss Clyde Fields Sparta

Supt. of Public Welfare Doris Wagoner Sparta

Home Demonstration Agent Mrs. Frances C. Wagoner Sparta

Farm Demonstration Agent R. E. Black Sparta

Chmn. Bd. Education G. N. Evans Ennice

Chmn. Bd. Elections G. Glenn Nichols Sparta

District Game & Fish Protector. . . . D. T. Bryan Glade Valley

Forest Warden George Royall Roaring Gap

County Attorney R. F. Crouse Sparta

County Librarian Mrs. Carrie Jones Sparta

Veterans Service Officer Gene R. Irwin Sparta

Commissioners

Chairman J. C. Gambill Independence, Va.

Commissioner D. M. Edwards Ennice

Commissioner G. T. Perry Piney Creek



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ANSON

Anson County was formed in 1749 from Bladen. Was named in honor of
George Lord Anson, a celebrated English admiral who circumnavigated the globe.
He lived for awhile on the Pee Dee in South Carolina. In 1761 he was given the
honor of bringing to her marriage with King George III, Charlotte, Princess of
Mecklenburg, for whom Mecklenbug County was named.

Population, 28,443 County Seat, Wadesboro

Office Officer Address

State Senators 19th District R. E. Little Wadesboro

O. L. Richardson Monroe

Member House of Representatives. .Hal W. Little Wadesboro

Clerk of Court E. A. Hightower Wadesboro

Register of Deeds Francis E. Liles Wadesboro

Sheriff Ben M. Rivers Wadesboro

Treasurer Francis E. Liles Wadesboro

Auditor Francis E. Liles Wadesboro

Tax Supervisor Francis E. Liles Wadesboro

Tax Collector W. C. Hardison Wadesboro

County Accountant Francis E. Liles Wadesboro

Coroner Harvey H. Leavitt, Jr Wadesboro

Surveyor Frank S. Clarke Ansonville

County Health Officer Dr. Warren D. Carter (Acting) . . . Wadesboro

Supt. of Schools J. O. Bowman Wadesboro

Supt. of Public Welfare Kathryn Folger Wadesboro

Home Demonstration Agent

White Mrs. Rosalind Redfearn Wadesboro

Colored Margaret R. Kirk Wadesboro

Farm Demonstration Agent

White J. W. Cameron Wadesboro

Colored H. H. Price Wadesboro

Chmn. Bd. Education Marshall D. Taft Wadesboro

Chmn. Bd. Elections Lee Asheraft Wadesboro

District Game & Fish Protector. . . . Vernon Watts Wadesboro

Forest Warden Lamar Ratliff Rt. 3, Wadesboro

County Attorney Taylor & Kitchin Wadesboro

County Librarian Helen Thompson Wadesboro

County Criminal Court:

Judge Sydney F. Caligan Wadesboro

Solicitor George C. Childs Wadesboro

Commissioners

Chairman J. Paul Teal Wadesboro

Commissioner Henry Morton Rt. 1, Morven

Commissioner Dr. E. Y. Sorrell Wadesboro

Commissioner W. Bradley Wall Lilesville

Commissioner Byrom W. Caudle Polkton

ASHE

Ashe County was formed in 1799 from Wilkes. Was named in honor of
Samuel Ashe of New Hanover, brother of General John Ashe. Samuel Ashe was
a revolutionary patriot, one of the first judges of the state, and afterwards
governor.
Population, 22,664 County Seat, Jefferson

State Senator 29th District Dr. H. B. Perry , Boone

Member House of Representatives. . Todd H. Gentry West Jefferson

Clerk of Court C. S. Neal Jefferson

Register of Deeds J. D. Stansberry Jefferson

Sheriff W. B. Todd Jefferson

Treasurer W. B. Todd Jefferson



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Office Officer Address

Auditor E- W. Smith Jefferson

Tax Supervisor H. H. Burgess Jefferson

Tax Collector Mrs. Elizabeth V. Miller Jefferson

County Accountant C. S. Neal Jefferson

Coroner R. R- Badger West Jefferson

Surveyor W. P. Colvard Grassy Creek

County Health Officer Dr. C. E. Miller ( Acting) Jefferson

Supt. of Schools A. B. Hurt Jefferson

Supt. of Public Welfare Frances Tucker West Jefferson

Home Demonstration Agent Ella Mae Crosby Jefferson

Farm Demonstration Agent H. D. Quessenberry West Jefferson

Chmn. Bd. Education L. P. Colvard Jefferson

Chmn. Bd. Elections H. H. Lemly Fleetwood

District Game & Fish Protector. . . . R. H. Koontz Jefferson

Forest Warden Ralph Tomlinson West Jefferson

County Attorney W. B. Austin - Ira T. Johnston Jefferson

County Librarian Mrs. C. D. Neal Jefferson

Veterans Service Officer Ralph Campbell West Jefferson

Commissioners

Chairman W. E. Vannoy West Jefferson

Commissioner V. C. Lillard Creston

Commissioner Wade H. Witherspoon Furches

AVERY

Avery County was formed in 1911 from Mitchell, Watauga, and Caldwell.
Was named in honor of Colonel Waightstill Avery "of Revolutionary fame,"
Attorney-general of North Carolina, 1777-1779.
Population, 13,561 County Seat, Newland

State Senator 30th District Dr. C. A. Peterson Spruce Pine

Member House of Representatives. . R. A. Shomaker Newland

Clerk of Court C. H. Pittman Newland

Register of Deeds Grant Webb Newland

Sheriff A. T. Garland Newland

Treasurer Avery County Bank Newland

Auditor Ben Hughes Newland

Tax Collector Ernest Johnson Newland

County Accountant Ben Hughes Newland

Coroner F. P. Guinn Elk Park

Surveyor Paul Banner Banner Elk

County Health Officer Dr. C. F. McRae Burnsville

Supt. of Schools Geo. M. Bowman Elk Park

Supt. of Public Welfare W. W. Braswell Montezuma

Home Demonstration Agent Marie Scott Newland

Farm Demonstration Agent Wayne Franklin Newland

Chmn. Bd. Education J. F. Hampton Linville

Chmn. Bd. Elections R. W. Wall Newland

District Game & Fish Protector Wm. M. Carpenter Three Mile

Forest Warden Jim Vance Crossnore

County Attorney Charles Hughes Newland

Veterans Service Officer K. L. Haga Montezuma

Commissioners

Chairman Lee Sturgill Linville

Commissioner Robert Burleson Senia

Commissioner Sam L. Heaton Kalmia



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BEAUFORT

Beaufort County was formed in 1705 from Bath. Was first called Archdale
and name changed to Per.ufort about 1712. It was named in honor of Henry
Somerset, Duke of Beaufort, who in 1709 became one of the Lords Proprietors
of Carolina. He purchased the share originally owned by the Duke of Albemarle.

Population, 36,431 County Seat, Washington

Office Officer Address

State Senators 2nd District Sam M. Campen Alliance

John C. Rodman Washington

Member House of Representatives. . LeRoy Scott Washington

Clerk of Court N. Henry Moore Washington

Register of Deeds C. C. Duke Washington

Sheriff William Rumley Washington

Treasurer W. A. Blount Washington

Auditor W. A. Blount Washington

Tax Supervisor W. A. Blount Washington

Tax Collector Farl Redditt Washington

County Accountant W. A. Blount Washington

Coroner Fonner Paul Washington

Surveyor Rupert Bonner Aurora

County Health Officer Dr. E. M. Brown Washington

Supt. of Schools W. F. Veasey Washington

Supt. of Public Welfare Mrs. Edith Franklin Washington

Home Demonstration Agent

White Mrs. Frances Winslow Washington

Colored Vivian Morris Washington

Farm Demonstration Agent

White W. Jj. McGahey Washington

Colored Aaron Solomon Washington

Chmn. Bd. Education Ralph H. Hodges Washington

Chmn. Bd. Elections W. B. Carter Washington

District Game & Fish Protector. . . . Wilson Clark Washington

Forest Warden Albert Woolard RFD, Washington

County Attorney M. C. Paul Washington

County Librarian Mary Crawford Washington

Veterans Service Officer James McKeel Washington

Recorder's Courts :
Washington

Judge L. H. Ross Washington

Solicitor J. D. Grimes, Jr Washington

Aurora

Judge W. W. Langley Aurora

Solicitor W. A. Thompson Aurora

Belhaven

Judge M. M. Jones Belhaven

Solicitor J. D. Grimes, Jr Washington

Commissioners

Chairman Dan E. Taylor RFD. Washington

Commissioner A. D. Swindell Pantego

Commissioner E. V. Swindell Bath

Commissioner Max Thompson Aurora

Commissioner Mark Taylor Chocowinity

BERTIE

Bertie County was formed in 1722 from Bath. Was named in honor of
James and Henry Bertie, Lords Proprietors, who in 1728 owned the share of
Lord Clarendon.

Population, 26,201 County Seat, Windsor



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Office Officer Address

State Senators 1st District W. 1. Halstead South Mills

J. Emmett Winslow Hertford

Member House of Representatives. . C. Way land Spruill Windsor

Clerk of Court George C. Spoolman Windsor

Register of Deeds L. S. Mizelle Windsor

Sheriff Harry L. Smith Windsor

Treasurer Mrs. Ethel Cherry Windsor

Auditor L. S. Mizelle Windsor

Tax Supervisor L. S. Mizelle Windsor

Tax Collector Lacy M. Early Windsor

County Accountant L. S. Mizelle Windsor

Coroner Goodwin Byrd Windsor

Surveyor J. B. Parker Rt. 1, Windsor

County Health Officer Dr. W. P. Jordan Windsor

Supt. of Schools J. L. Dupree Windsor

Supt. of Public Welfare Norma P. Smith Windsor

Home Demonstration Agent

WTiite Mrs. Ann Cooper Windsor

Colored Gabina Alston Gould Windsor

Farm Demonstration Agent

White B. E. Grant Windsor

Colored M. W. Coleman Windsor

Chmn. Bd. Education J. P. Rascoe Windsor

Chmn. Bd. Elections E. G. Cherry Windsor

District Game & Fish Protector. . . . W. L. Smallwood Windsor

Forest Warden Miles White Windsor

County Attorney John R. Jenkins Aulander

Veterans Service Officer Mrs. S. S. Pugh Windsor

Recorder's Court :

Judge J. B. Davenport Windsor

Solicitor M. B. Gillam, Jr Windsor

Commissioners

Chairman W. R. Lawrence Colerain

Commissioner W. L. Powell Windsor

Commissioner Henry Dempsey Rt. 1, Windsor

Commissioner H. O. Raynor Powellsville

Commissioner T. N. Peele Lewiston

BLADEN
Bladen County was formed in 1734 from Bath. Was named in honor of
Martin Bladen, one of the members of the Board of Trade which had charge
of colonial affairs.

Population, 27,156 County Seat, Elizabethtown

State Senators 10th District R. J. Hester, Jr Elizabethtown

Gilbert A. Shaw Fayetteville

Member House of Representatives. . D. H. Bridger Bladenboro

Clerk of Court Carl C. Campbell Elizabethtown

Register of Deeds D. T. Townsend Elizabethtown

Sheriff John B. Allen Elizabethtown

Treasurer Bank of Elizabethtown Elizabethtown

Auditor P. G. Cain Elizabethtown

Tax Supervisor P. G. Cain Elizabethtown

Tax Collector H. M. Chason Elizabethtown

Coroner Walter J. Melvin Rt. 2, Elizabethtown

Surveyor A. A. Robbins, Sr Rt. 1, Council

County Health Officer Dr. R. S. Cromartie Elizabethtown

Supt. of Schools D. M. Calhoun Elizabethtown

Supt. Qi Public Wejfp,re Mrs, Bessie R. Lyon .,.,,.,,,, Elizabethtown



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Office Officer Address

Home Demonstration Agent

White Mrs. Lillie Hester Elizabethtown

Colored Mrs. Mamie P. Moore Elizabethtown

Farm Demonstration Agent

White R. B. Harper Elizabethtown

Colored Alvin C. McLendon Elizabethtown

Chmn. Bd. Education J. Neill Clark Clarkton

Chmn. Bd. Elections James Monroe Council

District Game & Fish Protector E. W. Woodell Dublin

Forest Warden M. H. McQueen Clarkton

County Attorney H. H. Clark Elizabethtown

County Librarian Thelma Cromartie Elizabethtown

Recorder's Court :

Judge Edward B. Clark Elizabethtown

Solicitor Leon D. Smith Elizabethtown

Commissioners

Chairman H. J. White, Sr Bladenboro

Commissioner Milton L. Fisher Elizabethtown

Commissioner W. A. Haire, Sr Elizabethtown

BRUNSWICK

Brunswick County was formed in 1764 from New Hanover and Bladen. Was
named in honor of the famous House of Brunswick, of which the four Georges,
Kings of England, were members.

Population, 17,125 County Seat, Southport

State Senators 10th District R. J. Hester, Jr Elizabethtown

Gilbert A. Shaw Fayetteville

Member House of Representatives . . Odell Williamson Shallotte

Clerk of Court S. T. Bennett Southport

Register of Deeds A. J. Walton Southport

Sheriff W. M. Stanaland Southport

Treasurer Waccamaw Bank & Trust Co Southport

Auditor W. P. Jorgensen Southport

Tax Supervisor W. P. Jorgensen Southport

Tax Collector W. P. Jorgensen Southport

County Accountant W. P. Jorgensen Southport

Coroner J. G. Caison Southport

Surveyor H. R. Hewett Bolivia

County Health Officer Barbara Adams Leland

Supt. of Schools J. T. Denning Southport

Supt. of Public Welfare Ruth Patterson Southport

Home Demonstration Agent Corine Greene Southport

Farm Demonstration Agent J. E. Dodson Supply

Chmn. Bd. Education R. T. Woodside Southport

Chmn. Bd. Elections Guy C. McKeithan Shallotte

District Game & Fish Protector. . . . H. T. Bowmer Southport

Forest Warden J. D. Mercer Bolivia

County Attorney E. J. Prevatte Southport

Recorder's Court :

Judge W. J. McLamb Shallotte

Solicitor J. W. Ruark Southport

Commissioners

Chairman R. L. Rabon Leland

Commissioner G. B. Ward Ash

Commissioner B. C. Williams Shallotte



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BUNCOMBE

Buncombe County was formed in 1791 from Burke and Rutherford. Was
named in honor of Colonel Edward Buncombe, a Revolutionary soldier who was
wounded and captured at the battle of Germantown. October 4, 1777, and died
a paroled prisoner. May 1778, in Philadelphia. Colonel Buncombe lived in Tyrrell
County. He was noted for his hospitality. Over the door of his house were
these lines : "Welcome all to Buncombe Hall."

Population, 108,755 , County Seat, Asheville

Office Officer Address

State Senator 31st District Frank M. Parker Asheville

Members House of Representatives. .J. E. Divelbiss, Jr Asheville

Leslie H. McDaniel Oteen

Roy A. Taylor Black Mountain

Clerk of Court J. E. Swain Asheville

Register of Deeds George A. Digges, Jr Asheville

Sheriff L. E. Brown Asheville

Treasurer J. C. Garrison Asheville

Auditor J. C. Garrison Asheville

Tax Supervisor R. C. Crowell Asheville

Tax Collector J. P. Brown Asheville

County Accountant I. C. Garrison Asheville

Coroner Dr. P. R. Terry Asheville

Surveyor K. G. Roberts Rt. 2, Alexander

County Health Officer Dr. H. C. Whims Asheville

Supt. of Schools T. C. Roberson Candler

Supt. of Public Welfare George H. Lawrence Asheville

Home Demonstration Agent Mamie Sue Evans Asheville

Farm Demonstration Agent W. Riley Palmer Asheville

Chmn. Bd. Education Dr. B. E. Morgan Asheville

Chmn. Bd. Elections Clyde W. Bradley Asheville

District Game & Fish Protector. ... P. S. Bagwell, Jr Asheville

Forest Warden D. E. Begley Haw Creek

County Attorney Harold K. Bennett Asheville

County Librarian Mrs. Hanna Plummcr Asheville

Veterans Service Officer Richard S. Hulme Asheville

Asheville City Court:

Judge Sam M. Cathey Asheville

Solicitor W. C. Hampton Asheville

Commissioners

Chairman Coke Candler Enka

Commissioner John C. Vance Asheville

Commissioner George D. Young Swannanoa

BURKE

Burke County was formed in 1777 from Rowan. Was named in honor of

Dr. Thomas Burke, member of the Continental Congress and governor of North
Carolina.

Population, o8,615 County Seat, Morganton

State Senator 28th Dist Max C. Wilson Lenoir

Member House of Representatives. . O. Lee Horton Morganton

Clerk of Court W. C. Ross Morganton

Register of Deeds W. Alvin Berry Morganton

Sheriff Ray Sigmon Morganton

Treasurer Lillian Ross Morganton

Auditor Lillian Ross Morganton

Tax Supervisor Parks McGimsey Morganton

Tax Collector X. H. Cox Morganton

County Accoimtant Lillian Ross Morganton

Coroner B- F. Setzer Morganton

Surveyor James A. Harbison Morganton

County Health Officer Dr. C. N. Sisk Morganton



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Office Officer Address

Supt. of Schools R. L. Patton Morganton

Supt. of Public Welfare M. J. Lynum Morganton

Home Demonstration Agent Evelyn Wiggins Morganton

Farm Demonstration Agent R. L. Sloan Morganton

Chmn. Bd. Education C. P. Whisnant Morganton

Chmn. Bd. Elections T. Earl Franklin Morganton

District Game & Fish Protector . . . H. L. Biggers Morganton

Forest Warden Arthur Williams Morganton

County Attorney C. E. Cowan Morganton

County Librarian Mrs. M. R. McVey Morganton

Veterans Service Officer Jack C. Winchester Morganton

County Criminal Court:

Judge Harry L. Riddle, Jr Morganton

Solicitor J- S. Page Drexel

Commissioners

Chairman A. Parks McGimsey Rt. 5, Morganton

Commissioner Lawrence Lane Morganton

Commissioner Conley Poteat Drexel

Commissioner Daniel Bounous Valdese

Commissioner Ben Gibbs Glen Alpine

CABARRUS
Cabarrus County was formed in 1792 from Mecklenburg. Was named in honor
of Stephen Cabarrus, of Edenton, several times a member of the Legislature and
often Speaker of the House of Commons.

Population, 59,393 County Seat, Concord
State Senators 21st District Luther E. Earnhardt Concord

Nelson Woodson Salisbury

Members House of Representatives . . Hugh Q. Alexander Kannapolis

E. T. Bost, Jr Concord

Clerk of Court D. Ray McEachern Concord

Register of Deeds John R. Boger Concord

Sheriff Ray C. Hoover Concord

Treasurer Margie M. White Concord

Auditor C. N. Field Concord

Tax Supervisor J- S. Braswell, Jr Concord

Tax Collector Ray C Hoover Concord

County Accountant C. N. Field Concord

Coroner N. J. Mitchell Concord

Surveyor S. G. Hawfield Concord

County Health Officer Dr. J. Roy Hege Concord

Supt. of Schools C. A. Furr Concord

Supt. of Public Welfare E. Farrell White Concord

Home Demonstration Agent Edith McGlamery Concord

Farm Demonstration Agent R. D. Goodman Concord

Chmn. Bd. Education Foyd Biggers Concord

Chmn. Bd. Elections John Sharp Hartsell Concord

District Game & Fish Protector . . . R. O. Caldwell Concord

County Attorney Hartsell & Hartsell Concord

County Librarian Annette Shinn Concord

Veterans Service Officer E. A. Robbins, Jr Concord

Recorder's Court :

Judge E. R. Alexander Kannapolis

Solicitor H. W. Calloway Concord

Commissioners

Chairman J- I-'Ce VV^hite Concord

Commissioner R- W. Cline Concord

Commissioner H. L. Fink Concord

Commissioner C. M. Crowell Mt. Pleasant

Commissioner P- E. Stallings Harrisburg



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CALDWELL

Caldwell County was formed in 1841 from Burke and Wilkes. Was named
in honor of Joseph Caldwell, the first president of the University of North
Carolina. He was one of the first and strongest advocates of the public school
system and of the railroad through the center of the state from Morehead City
to Tennessee.

Population, 35,795 County Seat, Lenoir

Office Officer Address

State Senator 28th District Max C. Wilson Lenoir

Member House of Representatives. . J. T. Pritchett Lenoir

Clerk of Court F. H. Hoover Lenoir

Register of Deeds Margaret B. Moore Lenoir

Sheriff G. D. Greer Lenoir

Auditor Mrs. J. C. Spencer Lenoir

Tax Supervisor James H. Sherrill Lenoir

Tax Collector James H. Sherrill Lenoir

County Accountant Mrs. J. C. Spencer Lenoir

Coroner A. H. Goble Lenoir

Surveyor Thomas P. Isbell Lenoir

County Health Officer Dr. C. N. Sisk Lenoir

Supt. of Schools L. B. Robinson Lenoir

Supt. of Public Welfare Swanson Edwards Lenoir

Home Demonstration Agent Barbara Hurst Lenoir

Farm Demonstration Agent Max Culp Lenoir

Chmn. Bd. Education Dr. J. F. Reece Lenoir

Chmn. Bd. Elections A. F. Torrence Lenoir

District Game & Fish Protector . . . Clyde McLean Lenoir

Forest Warden Lee Steele Lenoir

County Attorney W. H. Strickland Lenoir

Veterans Service Officer Cecil Hailey Lenoir

Recorder's Court

Judge A. R. Crisp Lenoir

Solicitor L. M. Abernethy Lenoir

Commissioners

Chairman Mark Goforth Lenoir

ComiTiissioner M. M. Pennell Lenoir

Commissioner John Warlick Lenoir

Commissioner Coit F. Barber Lenoir

Commissioner Stuart Lingle Lenoir

CAMDEN
Camden County was formed in 1777 from Pasquotank. Was named in honor
of the learned Englishman, Charles Pratt, Earl of Camden, who was one of the
strongest friends of the Americans in British Parliament. He took their side
in the dispute over taxation without representation.

Population, 5,440 County Seat, Camden

State Senators 1st District W. I. Halstead South Mills

J. Emmett Winslow Hertford

Member House of Representatives. . J. W. Jones South Mills

Clerk of Court Annie Forbes Camden

Register of Deeds P. P. Gregory Camden

Sheriff M. D. Stevens Camden

Treasurer First Citz. & Nat'l. Bank Elizabeth City

Auditor Mati'da Bartlett Camden

Tax Supervisor Calvin Bray Camden

Tax Collector M. D. Stevens Camden

Coroner f^arroll Godfrey Camden

County Health Officer Dr. W. L. Stevens (Acting) Camden

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Office Officer Address

Supt. of Public Welfare Roy B. Godfrey Belcross

Home Demonstration Agent Mrs. Mamie Sawyer Camden

Farm Demonstration Agent L. L. McLendon Camden

Chmn. Bd. Education E. L. Hale Camden

Chmn. Bd. Elections Billie Forehand Shiloh

District Game & Fish Protector . . . Lester Pierce Rt. 1, Elizabeth City

Forest Warden M. B. Williams South Mills

County Attorney W. I. Halstead South Mills

County Librarian Mrs. Ethel Alexander Elizabeth City

Recorder's Court:

Judge R. L. Whaley Camden

Commissioners

Chairman D. F. Bartlett Shiloh

Commissioner C. C. Meiggs Camden

Commissioner R. L. Bray Belcross

CARTERET

Carteret County v f s formed in 1722 from Bath. Was named in honor of
Sir John Carteret, afterwards (17441 Earl Granville, one of the Lords Pro-
prietors. When the other Lords Proprietors sold their shares to the king in
1728. Carteret refused to sell, and an immense tract of land in North Carolina
was laid off as his share in 1744. It was called the Granville District and was
the cause of a great deal of trouble. He lost it by confiscation when the Revolu-
tion freed North Carolina from British rule.

Population, 18,284 County Seat, Beaufort

State Senators 7th District ^ohn D. Larkins, Jr Trenton

D. L. Ward New Bern

Member House of Representatives. . H. S. Gibbs Morehead City

Clerk of Court A. H. James Beaufort

Register of Deeds I. W. Davis Beaufort

Sheriff C. G. Holland Beaufort

Auditor J. D. Potter Beaufort

Tax Collector E. O. Moore Beaufort

County Accountant J. D. Potter Beaufort

Coroner P. A. Lewis Beaufort

Surveyor Phillip K. Ball Morehead City

County Health Officer Dr. N. Thos. Ennett Beaufort



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