Prominent People of North Carolina; Brief Biographies of Leading People for Ready Reference Purposes

Prominent People of North Carolina; Brief Biographies of Leading People for Ready Reference Purposes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...Henry county, Kentucky, and is the father of a daughter and two sons, Alexander M. McClure, an attorney in practice at Louisville, Ky., Robert Edwin McClure and Elizabeth Lyle McClure. DR. C. O. H. LAUGHINGHOUSE Was born February 25, I87I, a son of Joseph John Laughinghouse, a farmer who was a judge in the Infrrior court, and a member of the Legislature of I904. His mother was Miss Eliza O'Hagan, a daughter of Charles James O'Hagan, a physician, and president of the North Carolina Medical Society, and a delegate from the United States to the International Medical Congress and vice-president of the American Medical Association. He was edfucated in the Horner School, the University of North Carolina and the University of Pennsylvania. He has practiced medicine since I893, and was coroner of Pitt county six years; superintendent of health six years; president of Pitt County Medical Society; chairman of Section of Surgery Medical Society of North Carolina, and president of Board of Medical Examiners of North Carolina. He is a member of the Masons, Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias and Red Men. He married Miss Carrie Virginia Dail, a daughter of William Haywood Dail, a merchant of Snow Hill, N. C., and is the father of three children, a girl and two boys, Miss Helen Laughinghouse, Chas. O'H. Laughinghouse, Jr., and William Haywood Laughinghouse. R. H. SPEIGHT, M. D. Was 'born in Edgecombe county, January 5, I847, a son of John F. Speight, a minister of the Methodist Protestant church, who was a judge of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for a good many years. His mother was Miss Emma Lewis, a daughter of Exum Lewis, a farmer and merchant. He was educated in private schools and the University of North Carolina. He...
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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796721
  • 9781236796721