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for The State Vol. 12 Issue 38, Feb 1945
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Griffith Rutherford, for whom Rutherford County was named, was a prominent and colorful figure in the early history of western North Carolina. He led the only large-scale campaign against the Indians in the mountain area. He was also a pioneer, statesman, distinguished solider, and a Brigadier General in the Revolutionary War.
Willie Jones, William R. Davie, Abner Nash, John Branch, the Kitchins, and many other famous lawyers, jurists, and statesmen have come from Halifax County and rendered outstanding service to North Carolina and United States.