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Elbridge Stuart was born in Guilford County in 1856. At the start of the Civil War, Stuart, a Quaker, and his family moved to Indiana. At seventeen he began the study of medicine but soon decided a medical career was not for him. After holding various jobs, he opened his first general merchandise store in El Paso, Texas in 1881. It was while in Texas that he developed the idea which, in 1899, saw the creation of the firm that became the Carnation [evaporated milk] Company. He remained president of the company until 1932.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 38, Feb 1942, p7, por
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Continuing his tour of North Carolina's counties, Goerch visits Northampton. It is the home of a number of men who made contributions to the state, including General Matt Ransom, Thomas Williams Mason, and Robert Bruce Peebles. Goerch states \"it is a county of large farms and enjoys a general prosperity.\"
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 38, Feb 1942, p1-3, 30-31, il
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Saunders was born in Caswell County and was one of its most distinguished citizens. He was a member of the North Carolina General Assembly, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for two terms, Attorney General of North Carolina, a Superior Court judge, and U.S. Minister to Spain.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 38, Feb 1942, p8, 32
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