Thomas Wynns (1764–1825) 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.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal Government of the United States. The legislature consists of two chambers: the House of Representatives and the Senate.
North Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. North Carolina is the 28th-most extensive and the 9th-most populous of the U.S. states. The state is divided into 100 counties. The capital is Raleigh, which along with Durham and Chapel Hill is home to the largest research park in the United States. The most populous municipality is Charlotte, which is the second-largest banking center in the United States after New York City.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), also known as UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, or simply Carolina is a public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It is the flagship of the 17 campuses of the University of North Carolina system. After being chartered in 1789, the university first began enrolling students in 1795, which also allows it to be one of three schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States. Among the claimants, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the only one to have held classes and graduated students as a public university in the eighteenth century.
Wadesboro is a town in Anson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 5,813 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Anson County.
Joseph Melville Broughton was the 60th Governor of North Carolina from 1941 to 1945. He later briefly served as a United States Senator from January 3, 1949 until his death in office approximately two months later.
Richard Caswell was the first and fifth governor of the U.S. State of North Carolina, serving from 1776 to 1780 and from 1785 to 1787.
Thomas Blount was an American Revolutionary War veteran and statesman from the state of North Carolina.
Cornelius Harnett was an American merchant, farmer, and statesman from Wilmington, North Carolina. He was a leading American Revolutionary in the Cape Fear region, and a delegate for North Carolina in the Continental Congress from 1777 to 1779. Cornelius Harnett is the namesake of Harnett County, North Carolina.
James Andrew Wynn Jr. is an American jurist, currently a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and formerly on both the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Alexander Mebane, Jr. was a U.S. Congressman from the state of North Carolina from 1793 to 1795. He was also a brigadier general in the North Carolina militia during the Revolutionary War.
Sion Hart Rogers was a U.S. Congressman from and Attorney General of North Carolina.
Christopher Gustavus Memminger was a German-born American politician and one of the founding fathers of the Confederate States. He was the principal author of the Provisional Constitution (1861), as well as the founder of the nation's financial system. As the first Confederate States Secretary of the Treasury, Memminger was the main author of the economic policies of the Jefferson Davis administration.
Richard Winn was an American merchant, surveyor, and politician from Winnsboro, South Carolina. During the American Revolutionary War he was an officer in the 3rd South Carolina Regiment. After the regiment was captured at Charleston, he served in a militia partisan unit under Thomas Sumter. After the war he became a general in the South Carolina militia.
William Henry Hill was a Congressional representative from North Carolina; born in Brunswick Town, Brunswick County, North Carolina; attended the public schools in Boston, Massachusetts; engaged in agricultural pursuits; studied law in Boston; was admitted to the bar and practiced; appointed United States district attorney for North Carolina by President George Washington in 1790; member of the State senate in 1794; elected as a Federalist to the Sixth and Seventh Congresses ; appointed judge of the United States District Court for the District of North Carolina by President John Adams at the close of his term but the designation was withdrawn by President Thomas Jefferson; returned to his estate near Wilmington, North Carolina, where he engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death there in 1809; interment in the family burial ground on his estate, "Hilton," near Wilmington.
William Marshall Inge (1802–1846) was an American politician that represented Tennessee's tenth district in the United States House of Representatives in the 23rd Congress.
Eliza Jane Pratt was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina, the first woman to represent her state in the U.S. Congress.
Churchill Caldom Cambreleng was an American businessman and politician from New York. He is notable for his service in the United States House of Representatives from 1821 to 1839, including terms as chairman of several high profile committees. In addition, he served as U.S. Minister to Russia from 1840 to 1841.
William Horton Bower was a lawyer and United States Representative in Congress from the state of North Carolina for one term (1893–95).
Thomas Gregory Skinner was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina, brother of Harry Skinner.
Joseph Brevard was a Revolutionary War patriot born in Rowan County, North Carolina. He served on the South Carolina Supreme Court (1801-1815) and as U.S. Representative from District 9 of South Carolina (1819-1821).
Gilbert Brown Patterson was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina.
Walter Freshwater Pool was a United States Representative from North Carolina.
The Salisbury District Brigade was an administrative division of the North Carolina militia during the American Revolutionary War (1776–1783). This unit was established by the North Carolina Provincial Congress on May 4, 1776, and disbanded at the end of the war.
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from North Carolina's 8th congressional district
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| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from North Carolina's 1st congressional district
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