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for Popular Government Vol. 2 Issue 4, Feb 1935
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Mr. Sumner was State Director of the Federal Housing Administration for North Carolina in 1935. He summarizes the benefits for homeowners in the three Titles (I, II, III) of the National Housing Act, an act brought about by the Federal Housing Administration. Title by title, each section is dissected to clarify the positives for citizens owning or wanting to buy homes through loan programs and lowered interest rates.
In 1935, State officials were reviewing an initiative for unemployment compensation favored by then Governor Ehringhaus. Dr. Wolfe, Secretary of the North Carolina Commission on Unemployment Insurance, reviewed the State's position on the matter of unemployment insurance both on a statewide level and with regards to Federal legislation anticipated for 1935.
This obituary contains many details about Mr. Brummitt's distinguished career. Born in Granville County February 8, 1881, he attended Wake Forest College and became a lawyer after college before entering a life in politics. He was most remembered for the ten years he served as the State's Attorney General.