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William Bradley Umstead
Birth: May 13, 1895
Death: Nov. 7, 1954

Governor of North Carolina from 1953-1954. He suffered a heart attack two days after his innauguration yet served in failing health until his death almost two years later. William B. Umstead State Park in Raleigh, North Carolina was named for him. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wesley Umstead (1844 - 1926)
  Lulie E. Lunsford Umstead (1857 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Merle Davis Umstead (1901 - 1988)
 
Inscription:
WILLIAM BRADLEY UMSTEAD
MAY 13, 1895 - NOV. 7, 1954
GOVERNOR OF NORTH CAROLINA
1953-1954
UNITED STATES SENATOR
1946-1948
UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
1933-1939
SOLICITOR TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
1927-1933
 
Burial:
Mount Tabor Church Cemetery
Durham
Durham County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 21396
William Bradley Umstead
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William Bradley Umstead
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William Bradley Umstead
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