Thomas Wynns

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Thomas Wynns (17641825) was a United States Congressman from Hertford County, North Carolina. He was an original member of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees. He is interred near Winton, North Carolina, which is named for his father Benjamin. [1]

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  1. "Wynns, Thomas - NCpedia". www.ncpedia.org. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles Johnson
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 8th congressional district

1802–1803
Succeeded by
Richard Stanford
Preceded by
James Holland
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 1st congressional district

1803–1807
Succeeded by
Lemuel Sawyer