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Justice Heriot Clarkson

Clarkson was a man of various interests. He did much humanitarian service, such as a lifelong interest in the YMCA, supporting Charlotte's Florence Crittenden Home, and serving as a director of the State Hospital in Morganton, as well as other activities. He was a staunch prohibitionist. He was appointed as associate justice of the NC Supreme Court in 1923 and was reelected several times. At the time of his death in 1942 he was the senior associate justice on the court.
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