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All Joe Branch Aspired To Be Was Just a Small Town Lawyer

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Joseph Branch, a native of Halifax County, earned his law degree from Wake Forest University. He served in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1947 to 1954. Governor Dan Moore appointed him an Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court in 1966. He served until 1979 when he became Chief Justice of the Court.
We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 7, July 1979, p16-19, 55-56, il, por