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Furnifold McLendel Simmons

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Furnifold McLendel Simmons was a reputable attorney in New Bern, and served as Democratic U.S. Senator from 1901 to 1930. He advocated the construction of the Panama Canal and gained much knowledge of such work. His expertise resulted in the Inland Waterway from the Neuse River to Wilmington, and construction of the Cape Lookout breakwater.
Journal of the New Bern Historical Society (NoCar F 264 N5 J66), Vol. 5 Issue 2, Nov 1992, p16-20, por, bibl