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for The State Vol. 57 Issue 9, Feb 1990
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A chance meeting in Texas in 1897 between two traveling salesmen from the state, Fairleigh Dickinson and Maxwell Becton, led to the founding of Becton Dickinson & Company, one of the nation's largest medical-supply firms.
Little did Johannes Plott know when he came to the state from Germany in 1750, that his hound would be one of only four breeds started in this country, and that in 1989, the Plott hound would be named North Carolina's official state dog.
For many, the snow storm of March 1 and 2, 1927, which blanketed the central and eastern sections of the state with twenty inches and drifts up to four feet, is the one all others are measured against.