The Records of Edward G. Flanagan are comprised of specs, miscellaneous materials, equipment, and final payments.
Edward G. Flanagan was born and raised in Greenville, North Carolina. Flanagan eventually became president of the Twin City Motor Company in Rocky Mount, NC where he sold cars, and coffins. From 1909 to 1910 he served as the president of the North Carolina Funeral Directors Association and aided in creating the State Board of Embalmers which instituted the licensing of undertaers and embalmers. 1915 until his death, Flanagan was a member/president of many different companies and organizations such as president of Guaranty Bank and Trust Company,founder and first president of the Carolina Sales Corporation,director of the Occidental Life Insurance Company and the Reconsturction Finance Corporation of Charlotte. He also served o the Greenville City Board, and was a charter member of the East Carolina University Board of Trustees. Flanagan also served four terms in the North Carolina House of Representatives (1927 to 1929, and from 1931 to 1933), and one term in the Senate (1937); during these terms he dedicated his time and efforts to the support, growth, and development of East Carolina University. During his time in the House of Representatives and the Senate, Flanagan was also a delegate to the Democratic national conventions (1928, 1932, and 1936). Due to his work towards aiding in East Carolina's growth and development, the Flanagan Building and the Flanagan Slvan Theatre were named after him in his honor.
This collection contains the administrative records for the Edward G. Flanagan Papers. Record Types include specs, miscellaneous materials, equipment, and final payments from 1907-2014.
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