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  Hackett, Richard N.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameRichard N. Hackett
Address Wilkes County
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina , United States
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Born December 04, 1866
Died November 21, 1923 (56 years)
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Last ModifedRBH
Jan 13, 2015 12:56am
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InfoHACKETT, Richard Nathaniel, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C., December 4, 1866; attended the Wilkesboro High School, and was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1887; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1888 and commenced practice in Wilkesboro, N.C.; chairman of the Wilkes County Democratic executive committee 1890-1923; member of the Democratic State executive committee 1890-1923; mayor of Wilkesboro 1894-1896; represented North Carolina at the centennial of Washington’s inauguration in New York in 1889

Candidate for U.S. House (D-NC) 1896

U.S. Representative (D-NC) 1907-1909; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1908

Resumed the practice of law in North Wilkesboro, N.C.; died in Statesville, N.C., November 22, 1923; interment in the St. Paul’s Episcopal Churchyard, Wilkesboro, N.C.

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