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H. Cloyd Philpott, who died recently, took considerable interest in local and state politics. He served as mayor of Lexington, was a four-term member of the General Assembly from Davidson County, and most recently in the executive branch as lieutenant governor.
The 1949 General Assembly of North Carolina recognized that the increased cost of paving and maintaining city and town streets presented a difficult problem for municipal governments. The State-Municipal Road Commission set out to gather data on how roads are financed and offer recommendations for treatment.