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tative in the Genei'al Assembly of 1949. Member of Missionary
Baptist Church, Robbinsville; former Deacon and Treasurer. Or-
dained Minister and Pastor of Long Creek Baptist Church. Mar-
ried Miss Arlene Slaughter, September 29, 1914. Three children:
Glenn Massey; Mrs. Lucille Owen; Mrs. Dennis Mae Wiggins.
Address: Robbinsville, N. C,


Fulton Jones McDuffie, Republican, Representative from Wilkes
County, was born in Moore County, (now Lee County). Son of
D. A. and Sai-ah Gilmore McDuffie. Attended school in Broadway,
N. C, and Wake Forest Law School, 1916. Attorney. Mayor,
Town of Creedmoor, N. C, 1918-1925. Representative in the Gen-
eral Asembly of 1937. Methodist. Married Miss Nellie Bowman,
August 18, 1918. Address: Wilkesboro, N. C.


Robert Grant McRorie, Sr., Democrat, Representative from
Rutherford County, was born in Rutherfordton, July 11, 1909. Son
of William Caldwell and Cassie Wilma (Hagler) McRorie. At-
tended Rutherfordton Elementary School; graduated fi-om Ruther-
fordton-Spindale High School, 1930; University of North Caro-
lina, 1930-1932; Wake Forest College Law School, 1932-1933.
Lawyer. Member Rutherford County Bar Association, President,

McDuffie of Wilkes

McRorie of Rutherford
Mintz of Brunswick

Moore of Clay
Moore of Wilson

O'Herron of Mecklenburg

Page of Johnston
Parrott of Lenoir

Pittman of Richmond

Pope of Iredell
Pou of Wake

Powell of Rockingham

Pritchell of Caldwell
Quinn of Cabarrus
Ramsay of Rowan

Regan of Robeson
Rodman of Beaufort
Royster of Vance

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1949; N. C. State Bar, Inc. Mason. Served in U. S. Army from
September 16, 1942 to October 18, 1945, discharged as Technical
Sergeant. Methodist. Two children: Joyce McRorie, age 14;
Robert Grant McRorie, Jr., age 10. Address: Rutherfordton, N. C.


Harry Luther Mintz, Jr., Democrat, Representative from Bruns-
wick County, was born in Shallotte, N. C, December 13, 1916. Son
of Harry Luther and Minta Catherine (Tart) Mintz. Attended
Shallotte High School, 1924-1935; Pheiffer Junior College; Uni-
versity of North Carolina one year. Merchant. Register of Deeds,
Brunswick County, 1939-1940. Mason. Member Lions Club;
American Legion, Commander of Post 247, Shallotte American
Legion, 1946; Commander of Tenth District, 1947-1949; "Forty
and Eight". Methodist; Sunday School Superintendent, 1946-

1949; Member Board of Stewards, 1947 . Married Miss Mary

Clayton Wyche, June 25, 1949. Address: Supply, N. C.


Harve M. Moore, Democrat, Representative from Clay County,
was born in Hayesville, N. C, February 4, 1887. Son of T. C. and
Callie (Caldwell) Moore. Attended Hayesville schools, 1906-1909;
Tennessee Summer School, 1910-1911; N. C. Summer Schools,
1912-1939; Cullowhee Teachers College, 1940, Class A. Teachers
Elementary Certificate. Teacher and Farmer. County Commis-
sioner, 1930-1934; 1938-1946. Member of the Junior Order United
American Mechanics. R. S. Secty., 1915-1950; Member Board
Trustees, Lexington Orphans Home, Lexington, N. C, 1946-50.
Methodist; Superintendent and Teacher in Sunday School, 1940-
1950. Representative in the General Assembly of 1947. Married
Miss Delta Arthur Moore, Benton, Tenn., 1910. Children: seven
living, two deceased. Address: Hayesville, N. C.


Larry Ichabod Moore, Jr., Democrat, Representative from Wil-
son County, was born in Greenville, N. C, January 26, 1904. Son
of Larry L and Ella (King) Moore. Attended New Bern Public

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Schools 1910-1920; University of North Carolina, A.B. course
1920-22; B.S. course 1922-24; Law 1924-26. Lawyer, Farmer and
Dairyman. Solicitor Wilson County General County Court 1929-
1934. Representative in the General Assembly of 1939, 1941, 1943,

1945, 1947 and 1949. County Attorney, Wilson County since
1943; Past President, Second Judicial District Bar Association;
Past President Wilson County Young Democrats Club; served 8
years as Director, General Alumni Association of the University
of North Carolina and several years as President of Wilson
County Alumni Association; member State Board of Health, 1943-
1944; member Advisory Budget Commission; member Beta Theta
Pi Social Fraternity and Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity; Mem-
ber Farm Bureau, State Grange, Mason, (Past Master) ; Royal
Arch Mason, (Past High Priest), Mt. Lebannon Council, No. 13,
Royal and Select Masters (Past Illustrious Master); Knights
Templar (Past Commander) ; Shriner, Past President Wilson
County Shrine Club; Member of Benevolent and Protective order
of Elks (Exalted Ruler 1941-42; Wilson Lodge No. 840, Honor-
ary Life Member). Married Miss Grace Thompson February 7,

1946. Three daughters, Grace Thompson Moore, born November
26, 1946; Meta King Moore and Frances Holt Moore (twins) born
June 21, 1950; one son, Larry I. Moore, IH, born July 1, 1948.
Address: Wilson, N. C.


Edward M. O'Herron, Jr., Democrat, Representative from
Mecklenburg County, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, Novem-
ber 6, 1915. Son of Edward M. and Salley E. (Eckerd) O'Herron.
Attended Culver Military Academy 1930-1934; U. S. Naval Acad-
emy; University of North Carolina, A.B. Degree, 1938. Merchant.
Captain, U. S. Marine Corps, 1942-1946. Presbyterian. Married
Miss Margaret Aston Blackman, October 14, 1938. Four children.
Address: 128 North Tryon St., Charlotte, N. C.


Giles Troy Page, Democrat, Representative from Johnston
Cjunty, was born in Rockingham County on May 15, 1896. Son of

Biographical Sketches 481

William G. and Martha Elizabeth (Setliffe) Page. Attended
Rockingham County Public School, 1903 to 1913; Leaksville Spray
Institute, Leaksville, N. C, 1914 to 1915; Course in Salesmanship
at Eastman Correspondence School, 1921. Supply merchant,
farmer and cotton ginner. Member North Carolina Merchants
Association; Clayton Rotary Club since 1932, President, 1941;
Attended National Conventions as delegate at Havana, Cuba, At-
lantic City, N. J., and San Francisco, California. President, Home-
stead Building & Loan Ass'n. Clayton, N. C. Town Commissioner
of Clayton, N. C, 1937-1941, 1945-1947. Knights of Pythias,
Chancellor Commander, 1939-1940. No. 16 Mason, Master Granite
Lodge No. 191, 1942; Secretary, 1943-1944; Past Masters Jewel.
Representative in the General Assembly of 1949. Baptist. Member
First Baptist Church Clayton, N. C. Member Board Deacons 6
years; present Deacon; Sunday School superintendent since 1938.
Married Miss Minnie Wiley Cox, October 10, 1925. One son:
G. Tz'oy Page, Jr. Address: Clayton, N. C.


Marion Arendell Parrott, Democrat, Representative from Lenoir
County, was born at Kinston, N. C, August 23, 1918. Son of Dr.
William Thomas, Sr., and Jeannette Euphemia (Johnson) Parrott.
Attended Kinston Public Schools, 1924-1935; The Citadel, 1939,
B.A.; University of North Carolina, 1947, LL.B. Lawyer. Mem-
ber of Lenoir County Bar Association; President Kinston Chamber
of Commerce; Lenoir County Farm Bureau. Member of Zeta Psi
(College social fraternity) ; St. John's Lodge No. 4, Ancient Free
and Accepted Masons; New Bern Consistory No. 3. Scottish Rite
Masons (32nd degree) ; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American
Legion ; La Societe des 40 Hommes et 8 Cheveaux. Elk, Moose.
Entered service with Service Battery, 113th Field Artillery, North
Carolina National Guard, later transferred to Parachute troops;
On active service, September 16, 1940 to March 18, 1946; Major,
377th Parachute F. A. Battalion, 101st Airborne Division. Repre-
sentative in the General Assembly of 1949. Member of the
Disciples of Christ Church; Deacon, 1948 — . Married Miss Lillian
West, March 6, 1948. One son: Marion Arendell Parrott, Jr., born
December 18, 1949. Address: 610 North Queen St., Kinston, N. C.


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James Hicks Pittman, Democrat, Representative from Richmond
County, was born in Rockingham, North Carolina, July 26, 1918.
Son of Ira B. and Virginia (Hicks) Pittman. Attended Rocking-
ham High School, 1930-1934; Wingate Junior College, 1934-1936;
Wake Forest College, 1936-1941, A.B. and LL.B. degrees. Attorney.
Member North Carolina State Bar; Richmond County Bar. Solici-
tor, Richmond County Special Court, 1946-1950. Served as First
Lieutenant in the Army Air Corps, 1942-1946. Baptist; Member
Board of Deacons, 1946-1950; Superintendent Sunday School,
1946 to present; Teacher Young Men's Bible Class, 1945. Married
Miss Dorothy Jean Gault, December 31, 1943. Two children:
Phyllis Carol Pittman, age 4; Patricia Jean Pittman, age 6
months. Address: Rockingham, N. C.


William Robert Pope, Democrat, Representative from Iredell
County, was born in Mt. Mourne, N. C. Son of James Robert and
Mary Elizabeth (Kelly) Pope. Attended Davidson High School;
Davidson College, B.S. Degree, 1940; University of North Caro-
lina Law School, LL.B., 1948. Lawyer. Mason; member Mecklen-
burg Lodge No. 176 — A.F. & A.M. Lieutenant, United States Navy
World War II. Presbyterian. Married Miss Ina Amelia Barber.
Children : William Robert Pope, Jr. ; James Shuford Pope ; Charles
Vance Pope. Address: Mt. Mourne, N. C.


Edwin S. Pou, Democrat, Representative from Wake County,
was born in Smithfield, N. C, December 7, 1919. Son of George
Ross and Lillian (Sanders) Pou. Attended Raleigh Public Schools;
Mars Hill; Virginia Military Institute; University of North Caro-
lina; University of Edinburgh (Scotland); North Carolina State
College; Maryland Casualty Company Insurance School, Balti-
more, Md. Owner, General Insurance Agency. Member, National
Offices Management Association; North Carolina Insurance Agents
Association; Associated General Contractors of America; Raleigh

Biographical Sketches 483

Chamber of Commerce. Captain, U. S. Air Force, 8th and 9th
Air Force, serving from August 15, 1941 to March 21, 1946, with
twenty-seven months overseas. Member, American Legion; Amer-
ican Veterans; present State Judge Advocate, AM VETS. Episco-
palian; Member, Brotherhood of Saint Andrew. Married Miss
Fannie S. Cooper, June 25, 1942. Children: Mary Spotswood, age
6; Lillian Sanders, age 1; Mildred Sanders, age three months.
Address: 2517 Anderson Drive, Raleigh, N. C.


Radford Gilmore Powell, Democrat, Representative from Rock-
ingham County, was born at Reidsville, N. C, December 9, 1903.
Son of William Johnson and Ophelia (Strader) Powell. Attended •
Mt. Carmel School; Reidsville High School, 1918. Employee of
American Tobacco Company. Former First Vice President N. C.
State Federation of Labor; President Local 192 T.W.LU., Reids-
ville; President Tobacco Workers International Union, A.F. of L.,
1943-1944; Served as member of Board of Directors, Reidsville
Chamber of Commerce, 1942-1943; Appointed by Ex-Governor
Broughton during war to serve on Unemployment Compensation
Board of Reidsville; Former member Junior Order of American
Mechanics, 1925. Boy Scout worker. Representative in the General
Assembly of 1949. Methodist; Former Superintendent of Sunday
School; Teacher of Men's Bible Class for twenty-one years. Mar-
ried Miss Effie Mae Chapmon, April 11, 1924. Four children: ,
Eleanor Gail Powell and Glen Harvey Powell and two sons de-
ceased. Address: Route 3, Reidsville, N. C.


James Turner Pritchett, Democrat, Representative from Cald-
well County, was born in Guilford County, August 13, 1889. Son
of Henry C. and Margaret (Mebane) Pritchett. Attended Lenoir
High School; A.B., University of North Carolina 1914; Univer-
sity of North Carolina Law School and Wake Forest Law School.
Lawyer. Member of Caldwell County Bar Association; State Bar
and North Carolina Bar Association. Mayor of Lenoir 1919-1920.
Prosecuting Attorney, Caldwell County Recorder's Coui't 1931-

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1934. Captain Infantry United States Army World War I; Alpha
Tau Omeg-a College Fraternity; Past Grand Chancellor, Knights
of Pythias. Representative from Caldwell County in the General
Assembly of 1939, 1941, 1943, 1945 and 1949. Presbyterian; Elder
since 1937. Married Miss Margaret Preston Martin, Salisbury,
N. C, December 28, 1920. Two children: James Turner Pritchett,
Jr., and Mebane Moore Pritchett. Address: Lenoir, N. C.


Dwight Wilson Quinn, Democrat, Representative from Cabar-
rus County, was born in York, South Carolina, September 12,
1917. Son of William Lytle and Lucy (Wilson) Quinn. Attended
Kannapolis Public Schools; Night and Correspondence Schools,
taking courses in Business Law, Bookkeeping and Accounting,
Typing, Business Management, and Textile. Printer. Member,
Cabarrus County YDC, President, 1948. Precinct Registrar, 1948-
1950. Member Education Committee. Voted Kannapolis Man of
the Year in 1948 by the Jaycees. Member, National Y.M.C.A.
Young Men's Council. President, Inter-Club Council. Member, Dis-
trict Boy Scout Committee. Advisor to Hi-Y. Private in the U. S.
Army, 1944-1945. Member, American Legion Post 115, serving
twice as Commander; 40 & 8. Lutheran; Church Council, 1947-
1950; Secretary of Congregation, 1947-1950; Chairman of Build-
ing Fund Drive at present; Sunday School Teacher, 1947-1948.
MaiTied Miss Mary Elizabeth Isenhour, February 23, 1936. One
daughter: Linda Jo Quinn, age 13. Address: Box 314, Kannapolis,
N. C.


Kerr Craige Ramsay, Democrat, Representative from Rowan
County, was born in Salisbury, N. C, July 23, 1911. Son of John
E. and Elizabeth Erwin (Craige) Ramsay. Graduated from Salis-
bury High School, 1927. A.B., University of North Carolina, 1931;
University of North Carolina Law School, 1931-1932; Yale Uni-
versity Law School, 1932-1934; LL.B., Yale University, 1934.
Lawyer. Member Rowan County, Forsyth County, North Carolina
and American Bar Associations, President, Salisbury Junior

Biographical Sketches 485

Chamber of Commerce, 1939-1940. Trustee and Secretary Rowan
Memorial Hospital since 1937. Member N. C. Advisory Budget
Commission, 1947-1949; Alternate Delegate at Lai'ge, Democratic
National Convention, 1948. Rotarian. Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Nu.
Representative from Rowan County in the General Assembly, 1941,
1943, 1945, 1947 and 1949; Speaker, 1949; Rowan County Attor-
ney since 1943. Presbyterian; Deacon since 1936. Married Miss
Eleanor Walton Newman, June 26, 1940. One daughter: Eleanor
Newman Ramsay, born March 26, 1941. Address: Salisbury, N. C.


John Breckenridge Regan, Representative from Robeson County,
was born at Lumberton, N. C, December 19, 1912. Son of John
Breckenridge and Jannatta A. (Fisher) Regan. Attended Appala-
chian State Teachers College, 1932-1934; Cumberland University,
1934-1936, LL.B. Degree. Lawyer and Farmer. Member of North
Carolina Bar Association ; Robeson County Bar Association ; Ninth
Judicial District Bar, Treasurer. Solicitor of Recorder's Court,
1938-1942. Representative from Robeson County in the General
Assembly of 1949. Member and twice Past Master of St. Pauls
Masonic Lodge, Phoenix Chapter, No. 20; Member of Palestine
Commandry No. 2, Fayetteville Council, No. 27, Sudan Temple;
Grand Representative of the Grand Lodge of South Carolina to the
Grand Lodge of North Carolina; Present District Deputy Grand
Master of the 11th Masonic District. Member and twice President
of St. Pauls Rotary Club, 1946, 1947. Methodist; Superintendent
of Sunday School, 1941, 1942; Teacher of Men's Bible Class; Mem-
ber of Board of Stewards. Married Miss Mary Ann Brewer, De-
cember 25, 1938. Children: John Breckenridge Regan, III; Mary
Brewer Regan, Annie Maynette Regan; George Duncan Regan;
Katherine Paschall Regan; Steven Sears Regan. Address: St.
Pauls, N. C.


William Blount Rodman, Jr., Democrat, Representative from
Beaufort County, was born in Washington, N. C, July 2, 1889.
Son of Col. William Blount and Addie (Fulford) Rodman. At-

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tended Hoiner's Military Academy; Oak Ridge School; A.B., Uni-
versity of North Carolina, 1910; Law School, University of North
Carolina. Licensed North Carolina Supreme Coui't September,
1911. Law firm, Rodman & Rodman, Washington, North Carolina.
Former President of North Carolina Bar, Inc.; Mayor of Wash-
ington, 1919-1920. State Senator in the General Assembly of 1937,
1939. Lieutenant U. S. N. (R), World War I. Married Miss
Helen Farnell, August 17, 1918. Address: Washington, N. C.


Fred Stovall Royster, Democrat, Representative from Vance
County, was born in Dabney, N. C, December 31, 1908. Son of
John Stovall and Alvada (Green) Royster. Attended Henderson
High School, 1921-1925; Duke University. Tobacconist and
Farmei'. President, Bright Belt Warehouse Association, 1945-1950;
President, Middle Belt Warehouse Association, 1944-1950; Chair-
man, Flue-Cured Tobacco Marketing Committee, 1948. Member
North Carolina Tobacco Advisory Council, 1948. Member Board
of Directors, North Carolina Farm Bureau, 1948-1950. Member To-
bacco Committee, North Carolina State Grange, 1946-1948. Mem-
ber Board of Directors, North Carolina Agricultural Foundation,
1946-1950. Henderson Lodge 1681, B.P.O.E.; Mason. Chairaian,
Vance County Board of Elections, 1934-1936. President, Hender-
son Chamber of Commerce, 1946. Representative from Vance
County in the General Assembly of 1945, 1947 and 1949. Meth-
odist; Chairman, Board of Stewards, 1937-1946. Married Miss
Launah Parker of Mooresville, N. C, January 4, 1942. Address:
Henderson, N. C.


William Albert Sams, Democrat, Representative from Madison
County, was born in Flag Pond, Tenn., December 29, 1888. Son
of Lee W. and Ella F. (McCarthy) Sams. Attended public schools
of Unicoi, Tenn.; Carson-Newman College, 1903-1904; Mars Hill
College, 1904-1906; University of Tennessee, Medical Department,
1911. Physician. Member County, State and A.M. A. professional
societies; Councilor, Tenth District State Medical Society; Past

Sams of Madison
Sanders of Durham
Satterfield of Person

Scott of Chatham
Shreve of Guilford
Spruill of Bertie

Steed of Montgomery
Stoner of Davidson
Swindell of Hyde

Taylor of Buncombe
Taylor of Warren
Tew of Sampson

Turner of Guilford
Umstead of Orange
Uzzell of Rowan

Venters of Onslow

Vogler of Mecklenburg
Ward of Randolph

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President, North Carolina Acadamy of General Practice; Mayor
of Marshall, 1923; County Health Officer and County Physician
for several years. Mason; Past Master, Frenchbroad No. 292.
Shriner; Oasis Temple, Charlotte, N. C. 32nd Degree Scottish-Rite
Asheville, N. C. Elk; Past Exalted Ruler, Lodge No. 1401; Past
President, North Carolina State Elks Association; father of N. C.
Elks Boys Camp; Past District Deputy, National Elks Associa-
tion. 'First Lieutenant, Medical Corps, Dayton, Ohio in World
War L Baptist. Married Miss Leta E. Davis, December 21, 1910.
Three daughters. Address: Marshall, N. C.


Richard Tatum Sanders, Democrat, Representative from Dur-
ham County, was born in Sherman, Texas, May 15, 1913. Son of
J. R. and Louisa Jane (Gaskill) Sanders. Attended Central High
School, Sherman, Texas, graduating in 1931; Austin College, 1931-
32; Baylor University, 1932-1935, A.B., 1935; Baylor University
Law School, 1935-1936; Duke University Law School, 1936-1939,
LL.B., 1939. Attorney at Law. Member of Law Firm of Edwards
& Sanders, Durham, N. C. Member, Durham County Bar Asso-
ciation; North Carolina Bar Association; American Bar Associa-
tion (A. B. Section on Corporation, Banking & Business Law).
Member of Staff of Duke Legal Aid Clinic, 1948-1950. Member,
N. C. Democratic Executive Committee, 1950 — . Member, Lions
Club; Durham Executive Club; National Council of Boy Scouts
of America ; Past Chairman of Boy Scouts of America in Durham
County ; Executive Committee of Occoneechee Council of Boy
Scouts of America since 1946. Volunteered as Private in U. S.
Army in May, 1942; released from active duty with grade of Cap-
tain, December, 1945. Captain, Officers Reserve Corps, December,
1945-April, 1945; Staff Officer, 119th Infantry NCNG, 30th Inf.
Division, April, 1948 to date; presently serving as Major, 119th
Infantry. Member, American Legion, Vice Commander of Dur-
ham Post No. 7; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Methodist; member
Board of Stewards since 1941; former President of Men's Class;
Teacher of Harry C. Smith Bible Class since 1948. Married Miss
Dorothy Proctor Cole, June 1938. Two children: Richard Tatum
Sanders, Jr., born December, 1943; Brooks Cole Sanders, born
January, 1948. Address: 913 Urban Avenue, Durham, N. C.

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Byrd Isaac Satterfield, Democrat, Representative from Person
County, was born in that County on September 29, 1898. Son of
Albert G. and Mollie E. (Paylor) Satterfield. Attended Public
Schools of Person County, 1906-1915; Roxboro High School, 1915-
1917; Trinity College, A.B., 1922; Columbia University, A.M.,
1925; University of Virginia, 1922; University of N. C. haw
School, summer, 1927; Wake Forest Law School, summer, 1929.
Farmer and Lawyer. Received Law License, 1929. Member North
Carolina Farm Bureau; Grange. Person County Superintendent
of Schools, 1925-1929. Private in the U. S. Army, 1918. Member
American Legion; Forty and Eight. U. S. Engineer Corps (Real
Estate Branch ), 1941-1946. Methodist; Charge Lay Leader, 1950,
Married Miss Sarah Winnie Jones, June 11, 1931. Children: Mary
Emily Satterfield; Winnie Davis Satterfield; Byrd Austin Satter-
field. Address: Timberlake, N. C.


W. Herman Scott, Democrat, Representative from Chatham
County, was born near Chapel Hill on April 19, 1904. Son of
William and Blanche (Arnold) Scott. Attended public schools of
Chatham County, 1907-1920. Merchant, Farmer and Realtor.
Sergeant at Arms in the Senate, 1935-1949. 32nd Degree Mason;
Shiiner, Oasis Temple of Charlotte, N. C. Methodist. Married
Miss Tina Mason, 1941. Address: Rt. 3, Chapel Hill, N. C.


Clyde Allison Shreve, Democrat, Representative from Guilford
County, was born in Rockingham County, N. C, June 25, 1908.
Son of J. A. and Bessie D. (Lester) Shreve. Attended Bethany
High School, Rockingham County, 1923-1927; University North
Carolina, 1928-1931; Woodrow Wilson College of Law, Atlanta,
Ga., LL.B., 1935. Lawyer. Member State Bar; N. C. State
Grange; N. C. State Farm Bureau; A. F. & A. M., Stokesdale
Lodge No. 428; Jr. 0. U. A. M., Summerfield Council No. 174;
State Vice Councillor, 1942-1943; State Councillor, Jr. O. U. A. M.,

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1943-1944; Deputy National Councillor, 1945; Instructor Business
Law, Greensboro Evening College, September, 1949 — ; Represen-
tative from Guilford County in the General Assembly of 1943,
1947, and 1949. Baptist. Married Miss Ruth Marie Doggett, De-
cember 27, 1933. One son: Clyde Allison Shreve, Jr. Address:
Stokesdale, N. C. ■ ,


Charles Wayland Spruill, Democrat, Representative from Bertie
County, was born at Quitsna, April 6, 1889. Son of Charles Way-
land and Annie E. (Tadlock) Spruill. Attended Oak Ridge Insti-
tute, 1904-1906; State College 1908-1909. Merchant, farmer and
manufacturer. Member Bertie County Road Commission, 1920-
1921, 1925-1930. Chairman Snake Bite Township. Trustee, Repub-
lican High School and Lewiston-Woodville High School. President
Lewiston Telephone Co.; Vice President, Bank of Roxobel; Direc-
tor, Harrington Manufacturing Co. Member of State Planning
Board. Member of Mental Hospital Board of Control; Executive
Board of State Hospital. Chairman of Appeal Board No. 1.
County Commissioner of Bertie County, 1919-1920; Justice of the
Peace, 1915-1937. For past three years Chairman of Farm Plan-
ning Committee, Bertie County. Shriner and Junior Order. Mem-
ber of the Windsor Rotary Club; Chamber of Commerce; Senator
1939. Member House of Representatives, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1945,
1947, and 1949. Baptist. Married Miss Ruth Bazemore, No-
vember 26, 1913. Two children: Hanah Ruth and H. B. Spruill.
Address: Windsor, N. C.


Joe David Steed, Democrat, Representative from Montgomery
County, was born in Biscoe, N. C, April 8, 1901. Son of Carl Lee
and Nannie (Batten) Steed. Attended Candor High School; N. C.
State College, 1919. Farmer. Mayor, Town of Candor. 1930-1932;

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