North Carolina in the 1800s

North Carolina State House of Representatives

1897
This General Assembly met from January 6th to March 9th in 1897.

County

Number of
Delegates Authorized

Delegate(s)

Alamance

1

Stephen A. White

Alexander

1

John Walter Watts

Alleghany

1

Hilary F. Jones

Anson

1

James A. Leak

Ashe

1

Edmond Spencer Blackburn

Beaufort

1

Henry E. Hodges

Bertie

1

King W. White

Bladen

1

Sydney Meares

Brunswick

1

William W. Drew

Buncombe

2

Virgil S. Lusk, William Gaston Candler

Burke

1

John H. Pearson

Cabarrus

1

A.F. Hileman*

Caldwell

1

James L. Nelson

Camden

1

James E. Burgess

Carteret

1

Edward C. Duncan

Caswell

1

Charles J. Yarborough

Catawba

1

Lee. R. Whitener

Chatham

2

J.E. Bryan, Los L. Wrenn

Cherokee

1

D.W. Deweese

Chowan

1

Richard Elliott

Clay

1

William F. Plott

Cleveland

1

Benjamin F. Dixon

Columbus

1

J.B. Schulken

Craven

1

Robert Hancock

Cumberland

2

Thomas H. Sutton, William P. Wemyss

Currituck

1

Willis H. Gallop

Dare

1

George C. Daniels

Davidson

1

J.R. McCrary

Davie

1

William A. Bailey

Duplin

1

Maury Ward

Durham

1

J.W. Umstead

Edgecombe

2

Elbert E. Bryan, J.H. Dancy

Forsyth

2

John L. Grubbs, William P. Ormsby

Franklin

1

W.T. Barrow

Gaston

1

Samuel M. Wilson

Gates

1

Timothy H. Rountree

Graham

1

John Deyton

Granville

2

William H. Crews, Jr., John King

Greene

1

William R. Dixon

Guilford

2

B.G. Chilcutt, John C. Bunch

Halifax

2

J.H. Arrington, Scotland Harris

Harnett

1

Lillias B. Chapin

Haywood

1

James W. Ferguson

Henderson

1

Jerome B. Freeman

Hertford

1

Starkey Hare

Hyde

1

John G. Harris

Iredell

2

James A. Hartness, John R. McClelland

Jackson

1

John C. Ensley

Johnston

2

Charles M. Creech, Claude W. Smith

Jones

1

H.F. Brown

Lenoir

1

E.P. Houser

Lincoln

1

Luther A. Abernathy

Macon

1

S.H. Lyle

Madison

1

James Will Roberts

Martin

1

Charles C. Fagan

McDowell

1

W.A. Conley

Mecklenburg

3

W.S. Clanton, Walter P. Craven, R.M. Ranson, J. Sol. Reid, M.B. Williamson (?)

Mitchell

1

Landon H. Green

Montgomery

1

Joseph A. Reynolds

Moore

1

William H.H. Lawhon

Nash

1

Van B. Carter

New Hanover

2

John T. Howe, David B. Sutton

Northampton

1

Edward R. Rawls

Onslow

1

Rodolph Duffy

Orange

1

Albert K. Holmes

Pamlico

1

Charles M. Babbitt

Pasquotank

1

William G. Pool

Pender

1

Gibson James

Perquimans

1

J.H. Parker

Person

1

John S. Cunningham

Pitt

2

Edward Victor Cox, Slade Chapman

Polk

1

Grayson Arledge

Randolph 

2

James M. Allen, James J. White

Richmond

2

Claudius Dockery, Young C. Morton

Robeson

2

William J. Currie, Duncan E. McBryde

Rockingham

2

P.P. Foster, A.E. Walters

Rowan

2

James H. McKenzie, Walter Murphy

Rutherford

1

Lindsey Purgason

Sampson

2

Robert M. Crumpler, Cicero H. Johnson

Stanly

1

Edgar F. Eddins

Stokes

1

Riley J. Petree

Surry

1

John M. Brower

Swain

1

James H. Cathey

Transylvania

1

Edwin A. Aiken

Tyrrell

1

Abner Alexander

Union

1

James N. Price

Vance

1

Moses M. Peace

Wake

3

J.P.H. Adams, James M. Ferrell, James H. Young (1)

Warren 

1

Charles Alston Cook

Washington

1

L.N.C. Spruill

Watauga

1

Thomas Bingham

Wayne

2

Thomas B. Parker, Joseph E. Person

Wilkes

2

John Q.A. Bryan, Charles H. Somers

Wilson

1

Benjamin H. Person

Yadkin

1

Joel C. Pinnix

Yancey

1

Charley L. McPheeters
* A.F. Hileman was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. Edward O. Mastin was Clerk.
(1) A black man.
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