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for The State Vol. 1 Issue 35, Jan 1934
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Founded in 1877 in Elkin, by the late Alexander Chatham and his brother-in-law Thomas L. Gwyn, Chatham Blanket Mills, now Chatham Manufacturing Company, is one of the oldest textile mills in North Carolina. The original plant had 284 looms and a capacity of 80,000 pairs of blankets per week. Chatham blankets are known world-wide today.
C.C. Spaulding of Durham is president of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company and the Mechanics and Farmers Bank.
In this continuing series of biographical sketches of members of the state legislature, Lucas discusses Hallet S. Ward. He was elected to the North Carolina Senate in 1899 and again in 1901. Thirty years later in 1931, he returned to the State Senate.