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    • William Dallas Herring

    • Education--North Carolina
    • ( William) Dallas Herring was born in Rose Hill, North Carolina in 1916. He lived his entire life in the house in which he was born, which became the Duplin County Historical Foundation Library. He became the youngest mayor in the nation when he...
    • Addison Hewlett, Jr.

    • Hewlett, Addison, 1912-1989; Wilmington College; Lawyers
    • Addison Hewlett, Jr. standing in front of the University of North Carolina Wilmington dormitory that bears his name. George Addison Hewlett, Jr. (1912-1989) was a prominent North Carolina politician and attorney. Born in Wilmington, NC, he went...
    • Alton Asa Lennon

    • Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986; Legislators--United States
    • Alton Asa Lennon standing in downtown Wilmington at the corner of Front and Princess streets. Alton Asa Lennon (1906-1986) was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School, where he was a star football player, and...
    • William D. Halyburton Jr

    • Halyburton, William; Medal of Honor
    • Army photograph of William David Halyburton Jr. William D. Halyburton Jr (1924-1945) was born in Canton, North Carolina and then moved to Wilmington. He went to New Hanover High School and is one of two Medal of Honor recepients from that...
    • Augusta Futchs

    • Nurses--1910-1920; Hospitals
    • Augusta Futchs' graduation picture from James Walker Memorial Hospital Training School for Nurses. She is the shortest one on the far left. Augusta Margaret Futchs (1895-1971) was born in Wilmington, NC and lived in the city all her life. She...
    • Billie Ruth Sudduth

    • Sudduth, Billie Ruth; Baskets
    • Billie Ruth Sudduth standing next to one of her baskets on display. Billie Ruth Sudduth (1945- ) is a world-renowned basket maker. Her work has been displayed at numerous institutions, including the Smithsonian, the Mint Museum, and the Cameron...
    • Herbert Fisher

    • Wilmington College; Endowments; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Black and white head shot of Herbert Fisher. Herbert Theodore Fisher (1929- ) was born in Bullock Hospital in Wilmington, NC. He went to Chestnut Street Junior High and then New Hanover High School, where he graduated in 1949. He then enrolled...
    • John Van Bokklen Metts, Sr.

    • Metts, John VanB. (John VanBokkelen), 1876-1959; New Hanover County Board of Commissioners; World War, 1914-1918
    • Black and white photograph of John Van B. Metts, Sr., labeled "Uncle Jack at Camp Severe, 1917." This photograph was probably taken at Camp Sevier, SC, before the soldiers were shipped overseas. John is in the middle front row. John Van...
    • William Marion Reaves

    • Reaves, William Marion, 1934-2000
    • Born 1934, in Newark, New Jersey, and died 2000. An incredible historian with over 50 local history publications and abstracts to his name (including "Strength Through Struggle"),Bill Reaves compiled the invaluable Reaves collections. This...
    • Charles Edward Loughlin

    • Southport (N.C.); Chemical engineering; North Carolina State University
    • Charles Loughlin standing in a yard. Charles Edward Loughlin (1914-1986) was born in Southport, Brunswick County, NC, and died in Brevard County, Florida. He attended New Hanover High School in the early 1930s, and was a member of the Wilmington...
    • Mae Blake Graves

    • Graves, Mae Blake; Genealogists; Local history
    • Color photograph of Mae Blake Graves. Mae Blake Graves (1934-2000) was born in Burgaw, NC. For over twenty years she was recognized as an excellent genealogist and records abstractor. The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society presented her with the...
    • Dr. James H. Dickson

    • Dickson, James Henderson, 1806-1862; Physicians; Yellow Fever
    • Daguerreotype studio portrait of Dr. James H. Dickson. Dr. James Henderson Dickson (1806-1862) was a physician in Wilmington, NC. He received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1823 and his M.D. from Columbia...
    • Dr. Auley Crouch, Jr.

    • Crouch family, physicians, McFales family
    • Dr. Auley McRae Crouch, Jr. (1919-1969), son of Auley McRae and Muriel Lee McFales Crouch, was born in Raleigh, N.C., August 24th, 1919. His father, Auley Sr. and brother, Walter Lee, were also M.D.'s (Ped.) He received his M.D. from Jefferson...
    • Dr. A.M. Couch, Sr.

    • Crouch family, McFales family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Auley McRae Crouch, Sr., received his M.D. from Jefferson College in 1916. He married Miss Muriel Lee Fales and together they had two sons, Auley McRae Crouch, Jr. and Walter Lee Crouch, whom also were Physicians. Notable achievements:...
    • Dr. Avon Hall Elliot

    • Elliot family, Physicians, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Avon Hall Elliot, (1890-), was born in Manchester, N.C., September 29th, 1890. His parents were Johnathan Evans and Alice Hall Elliot. He married Miss Myrtle Elaine Vandegrift. His brother, George Douglas Elliot, was also a Medical Doctor...

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