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E. G. Harris

Principal of the African American school in Badin NC in Dec 1919

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E. T. Scarborough

Chairman of Wake County Commissioners

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Earl Ellicott Dudding

Born October 16, 1871, in Putnam County, West Virginia. In 1909, Dudding killed his uncle and began a five-year sentence in a penitentiary in Moundsville, West Virginia. The experience set his life on a new course, and following his release, he established and served as director of the Prisoners' Relief Society. Letters from imprisoned North Carolinians drew Dudding's attention to the state prison system during the administration of Gov. Thomas W. Bickett. State leaders bristled at the "outsider's" criticism of the prison system, leading to many press battles with the Prisoners' Relief Society.

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Earl Henry Hostetler

Born December 12, 1890, in Arcola, Illinois. Hostetler was an employee of the state Department of Agriculture when the draft for World War I was rolled out.

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Easby-Smith, James Stanislaus

Born May 17, 1870, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Easby-Smith was an attorney who served as a legal advisor to Provost Marshal General Enoch H. Crowder during World War I. He aided in the revisal of the classification system for the draft.

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Eddie Lee Shoe

Born March 11, 1881, in Alamance County, North Carolina. Shoe was a lifelong textile employee. In 1920, he provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County.

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Edgar Walker Pharr

Born March 4, 1889, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. An attorney in Charlotte, Pharr served five terms in the North Carolina House of Representatives and was its speaker in 1925.

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Edmond Godwin

He lived in Johnston County and signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs about the need for another justice in their section of the county.

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Edmond Harris

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Edmond Thomas

He was a member of the Board of Trade in correspondence with Arthur Dobbs.

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Edmund Butler Norvell

Born September 7, 1861, in Lynchburg, Virginia. Norvell was an attorney in Murphy, North Carolina, who served as chairman of the Cherokee County Exemption Board during World War I.

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Edward Bacon
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Edward Braddock

During the beginning of the Seven Years War, Major General Edward Braddock (1695-1755) was the commander-in-chief of the thirteen American colonies for the British Army.  American military failures prompted the general's arrival. His abrasive command style, however, irritated colonial governors, who reluctantly cooperated with the British general.  With his 2,000-man force, Braddock is known for his failure to oust the French from the Ohio River Valley.  In 1755, he succumbed to wounds suffered during the Battle of Monongahela.

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Edward Brice Dobbs

Born in Ireland, Edward Brice Dobbs (1729--1803) was the son of Royal Governor Arthur Dobbs and a full-time military man. He accompanied his father to North Carolina in 1754. During the Seven Years War, he served as a captain in the North Carolina militia and commanded two companies in Edward Braddock's maneuvers in Virginia.  As a major, he later commanded three companies in New York.  In 1757, the younger Dobbs became a Royal Councillor (1757-1759), and his father appointed him naval officer of North Carolina.  Even with these positions, Dobbs left North Carolina and never returned. He assumed a military command in Gibraltar.

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Edward Clqnton

He signed a petition on behalf of the residents of Anson County requesting Arthur Dobbs create and appoint a patrol group to provide protection against Native Americans who were raiding their homes and farms.

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Edward Eliot
Edward Francis Lovill

Born February 10, 1842, in Surry County, North Carolina. Lovill was a member of the 28th North Carolina Infantry (Confederate) during the Civil War who went on to work as an attorney in Boone, North Carolina. He served three terms in the state legislature and was a deputy collection of revenue during the presidency of Grover Cleveland.

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Edward Franklin Rollins

Edward Franklin Rollins, born on March 6, 1876, in Holly Springs, North Carolina. Rollins was widely known throughout A. M. E. Zion circles as "the Blind Preacher;" when he was just five years old, Rollins was accidentally shot in the head by another boy, the bullet severely damaging both eyes and resulting in a loss of sight. Despite the injury, Rollins determined at the age of twelve that he would pursue a career in ministry and set a course to achieve his goal. In 1893, he graduated from the Institution for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind and completed his religious training under Bishop Cicero R. Harris in Wilmington, North Carolina. Rollins served as pastor for a variety of Eastern North Carolina circuits, including a five-year assignment at the Metropolitan A. M. E. Zion Church.

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Edward Griffith

He was part of the representation of Merchants, Traders, and Planters in North Carolina (1755).

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Edward Holliman

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Edward Hughes

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother and Oliver Wallace who were accused of horse stealing and sentenced to death.

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Edward Hull Crump, Sr.

Born October 2, 1874, in Marshall County, Mississippi. A Democrat, Crump was mayor of Memphis (1910 to 1915) and later trustee for Shelby County, Tennessee. In 1931, he was elected to the United States Congress.

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Edward Jones

He signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of William Strother ca. 1763.

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Edward Langford

He signed a petition to Arthur Dobbs on behalf of the Tanners and Merchants in North Carolina.

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Edward Llewellyn Travis, Sr.

Born June 6, 1866, Brunswick County, Virginia. Travis was a lawyer by training who served as chairman of the North Carolina Corporation Commission from 1911 to 1918, among other civil positions. Notably, Travis served several terms as a legislator in the North Carolina General Assembly.

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Edward McKnight Brawley

Born March 18, 1851, in Charleston, South Carolina. Brawley began his education at Howard University in Washington, D.C., but later transferred to Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, becoming Bucknell's first African American student. Upon his graduation in 1875, Brawley became an ordained minister of the Baptist church. From 1912 to 1920, Brawley pastored the White Rock Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina.

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Edward Mobbly

He received a Captains commission from Governor Arthur Dobbs to lead a group of soldiers from Johnston County. Members of the community signed a petition to remove him from his position due to his inability to effectively lead his troops.

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Edward Nash Hurley

Born July 31, 1864, in Galesburg, Illinois. Hurley was a manufacturer and financier who served as chairman of the United States Shipping Board and president of the Emergency Fleet Corporation during World War I.

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Edward Price

He lived in Johnston County and signed a letter of petition to Arthur Dobbs about the need for another justice in their section of the county.

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Edward Ray Crouch

Born on September 14, 1903, in Hickory, North Carolina. An epileptic, Crouch spent several weeks at the state insane asylum in Raleigh for care before being taken back home by his father in October 1919. Subsequent letters from Hickory citizens to Governor Thomas W. Bickett complained about improper treatment of Crouch and demanded an investigation. Blame for the poor conditions at the asylum was placed squarely on a lack of appropriate funding. Crouch died from his condition on January 19, 1920. He was just sixteen.

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Edward Roach

African American man lynched by mob in Roxboro, North Carolina, in July 1920

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Edward Robert Bostic

Edward Robert Bostic, born in South Carolina on September 27, 1883. Bostic was for many years a clerk for the United States Postal Service.

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Edward Robert Pace

Born August 26, 1872, in Raleigh, North Carolina. An influential figure in the labor movement, Pace served one term as a state legislator and two terms as Commissioner of Public Works for Raleigh, North Carolina. During World War I, he served on the state's eastern district exemption board.

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Edward Sanders Parker

Born March 1, 1871, in Graham, North Carolina. Parker served as mayor of Graham for several terms and later was Alamance County's attorney. During a sexual assault investigation in July 1920, in which three black men stood accused, Parker was the investigating attorney.

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Edward Vail

He was born August 6, 1717 and died June 5, 1777. He was a colonial official and raised troops in North Carolina in 1754 to help defend Virginia during the French and Indian War.

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Edward Walter Miller

Born June 5, 1886, in Asheville, North Carolina. A lifelong resident of Asheville, Miller was a bricklayer and a member of the masons and the Colored Knights of Pythias.

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Edwin Courtland Dinwiddie

Born September 29, 1867, in Springfield, Ohio. Dinwiddie was a minister who served as legislative superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League. His work was influential in the fight for securing the passage of the 18th amendment to the U. S. Constitution (known generally as the prohibition amendment), which outlawed alcohol throughout the nation.

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Edwin Rice Johnson

Born September 10, 1868, in Currituck County, North Carolina. Johnson was a merchant and politician who served as chairman of the Currituck County Democratic Executive Committee (1897-1937), two terms as a state senator, and eleven terms in the state house of representatives. During World War I, he served as the food administrator for Currituck County.

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Edwin Thomas Cansler

Born in McDowell County, North Carolina, on February 18, 1866. Cansler was for many decades a prominent and successful attorney in Charlotte, North Carolina. During World War I, Cansler served as a member of the draft exemption board for the western district of North Carolina.

Edwin Toomer Huggins

Born March 16, 1872, in Wilmington, North Carolina. Huggins was a clerk for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad who helped lead a movement to combat profiteering and overinflation of food, clothing, and housing in post-war (World War I) Wilmington.

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Elbert McDonald Dunn

Born May 12, 1889, near New Bern, North Carolina. Dunn was a farmer in Pamlico County, North Carolina, who was called for military service during the country's mobilization for World War I. He successfully appealed the call and was exempted from the draft.

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Elbert McPhaul

Born October 29, 1895, in Red Springs, North Carolina. At the outbreak of World War I, McPhaul was working for the Department of Agriculture in Raleigh, North Carolina. Despite his request for an exemption, McPhaul was inducted into the service in June 1918 and served with the Medical Department until March 1919.

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Eleazer Allen

He was born 1692 and died January 7, 1750. He was a colonial official who served in a variety of offices during the 1730s-1740s. He was aligned politically with Governor Gabriel Johnston.

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Eli Alexander Osborne

Born January 21, 1871, in Union County, North Carolina. Osborne was the secretary and treasurer of the D. B. Morrison Co., a manufacturer of yellow pine lumber in Morriston, Florida.

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Elijah Lee Henderson

Born May 16, 1876, in Alamance County, North Carolina. Henderson was superintendent of the Piedmont E & R Co. power station and later general manager of the Graham Water Co., both in Graham, North Carolina. In 1920, he provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County.

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Eliot Wadsworth

Born September 10, 1876, in Boston, Massachusetts. Wadsworth was a financier who served as chairman of the American Red Cross during World War I. Later in life, he served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1921-1926).

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Eliza Clayton Wylie

Born December 10, 1896, in South Carolina. Wylie, nee Clayton, married Benjamin T. Wylie in March 1917. They resided in Marion, North Carolina, about the time of World War I.

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Elizabeth Justice Grimes

Born September 12, 1870, in Lincolnton, North Carolina. During World War I, Grimes served as vice-president of the Raleigh chapter of the Red Cross.

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