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Carl Thomas Durham
Birth: Aug. 28, 1892
White Cross
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1974
Durham County
North Carolina, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from University of North Carolina, as a pharmacist in 1912. During World War I, he served as a Pharmacist’s Mate in the United States Navy, (1917-18). After the war, he resumed his career as a druggist, was a trustee of the University of North Carolina, was a member of the Chapel Hill City Council, (1924-32), and a member of the school board of Chapel Hill, (1924-38) and on the Orange County Board of Commissioners, (1932-38). In 1939, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth Congress and to the next ten succeeding Congresses, serving until 1961. After his final term, he retired from public service. In 2015, the North Carolina Orange County Commissioners erected a historical highway marker at the corner of Carl Durham Road and Hwy-54 in his honor. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Margaret Whitsett Durham (1892 - 1953)*
  Mary Sue Durham Sessler (1924 - 2014)*
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Carl Thomas Durham
Husband of
Margaret Whitsett
August 28, 1892
April 29, 1974
He Possessed a Love of God
And an Abiding Faith In the
Goodness of Man and the
Rightness of Country.
So He Believed, So He Lived
Son of Antioch
Their Children Shall Benefit
Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
White Cross
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
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Record added: Nov 09, 2003
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Carl Thomas Durham
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Carl Thomas Durham
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