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Frye Becomes First Black Chief Justice


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In August 1999, Richmond County native Henry E. Frye was named the first African-American chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Frye was appointed an associate justice in 1983 by Governor James B. Hunt and was elected to eight-year terms in 1984 and 1992. He was also the first African-American elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives since Reconstruction.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 9, Sept 1999, p75, por
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