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  Morehead, James T.
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AffiliationWhig   
NameJames T. Morehead
Address Guilford County
Greensboro, North Carolina , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born January 11, 1799
DiedMay 05, 1875 (76 years)
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Last ModifedChronicler
Sep 04, 2006 12:23pm
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InfoMOREHEAD, James Turner, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Rockingham County, N.C., January 11, 1799; attended the common schools; was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1819; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Greensboro, N.C.; commissioner of Greensboro in 1832, 1834, and 1835

NC Senate (W-Guilford County) 1835, 1836, 1838, 1840, and 1842

Trustee of the University of North Carolina 1836-1868

U.S. House (W-NC) 1851-1853; declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress

Resumed the practice of his profession; also engaged in agricultural pursuits and operated an iron works; died in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., on May 5, 1875; interment in the Presbyterian Cemetery.

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Brother John M. Morehead 1796-1866
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  08/07/1851 NC District 04 Won 86.38% (+72.76%)
  08/04/1842 NC State Senate 39 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/06/1840 NC State Senate - District 39 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/03/1838 NC - State Senate 39 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/04/1836 NC State Senate - District 39 - Initial Election Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/13/1835 NC St Senate - Guilford County Won 54.44% (+8.88%)
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