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  York, Tyre
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1884-05-24  
 
NameTyre York
Address Wilkes County
Trap Hill, North Carolina , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born May 04, 1836
DiedJanuary 28, 1916 (79 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 27, 2015 04:55am
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InfoYORK, Tyre, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Rockford, Surry County, N.C., May 4, 1836; attended the common schools; studied medicine at the Charleston (S.C.) Medical College and commenced practice in Traphill, Wilkes County, N.C., in 1859; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; served during the latter part of the Civil War as surgeon of the Wilkes County Home Guards; was a member of the State house of representatives in 1865, 1866, 1879, and 1887; served in the State senate in 1876 and 1881.

U.S. Repersentative (Liberal Anti-Prohibition - NC) 1883-1885.

Republican nominee for Governor of NC 1884; nominated on 5/1/1884 at the state convention

Resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Traphill, N.C., January 28, 1916; interment in Traphill Cemetery.

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Photo source: Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, 5/24/1884

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