The Civil War in North Carolina

Reminiscences and Memoirs of North Carolina and Eminent North Carolinians

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has been made a trustee of the University and member of the Executive Committee, and trustee of Trinity College. He is also President of the Board of Trustees of the Methodist Female Seminary at Durham; and doubtless its best patron; President of the Board of Trustees, Greensboro Female College, Greensboro. He is Vice-President of the Durham Cotton Manufacturing Company, and holds the same relation to the companies organized for the manufacture of wool and of wooden wares. He is Vice-President of the North Carolina State Exposition, and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Tobacco Association.*

        * In politics Mr. Carr is a Democrat. He was a delegate to the late Democratic National Convention at Chicago, and was honored by the State Delegation with the position on the Committee of Resolutions, or "Platform."

        Mr. Carr was married, in 1873, to Miss Nanie Graham Parish, daughter of the late Col. D. C. Parish, a gentleman of high standing and for a number of years mayor of the new and thriving town of Durham.

        He is still a young man, but has already attained to a high place in the regards of the people. In spite of his manifold duties as the head of a great manufacturing establishment, he has found time to store his mind with a knowledge of literature, and to keep abreast of current events in the political world. If his ambition should lead in that direction, he is destined to fill a still higher place in the public eye, and to apply his remarkable talents for business to the business of the people.

        NOTE.--The heartfelt tribute to the memory of Chief-Justice Thomas Ruffin, so long a resident of this County, will be found in Alamance County, page 3. That of Governor William A. Graham, also a resident of Hillsboro', will be found in Lincoln County, page 232.

        Two more illustrous characters cannot be found; the glory of our race, the inheritance of our State, their fame prevaded the civilized world.

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