North Carolina in the 1800s

North Carolina State Senate

1893

This General Assembly met from January 4th to March 6th in 1893.

The Senate Districts were reapportioned due to the results of 1890 U.S. Census, and the number of districts was reduced from 42 to 35. The number of Senators remained at fifty (50).

District

No. of Senators

County/Counties

Delegate(s) (County From)

1

2

Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Hertford, Pasquotank, Perquimans

John K. Abbott (Camden),
John J. Gatling (Gates)

2

2

Beaufort, Dare, Hyde, Martin, Pamlico, Tyrrell, Washington

John S. Marsh (Beaufort),
Charles L. Pettigrew (Wash.)

3

1

Bertie, Northampton

C.W. Mitchell (Bertie)

4

1

Halifax

William H. Day

5

1

Edgecombe

W.P. Mercer

6

1

Pitt

F.G. James

7

2

Franklin, Nash, Wilson

G.W. Newell (Franklin),
Jacob Battle (Nash)

8

2

Carteret, Craven, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow

L.A. Potter (Carteret),
G.F. Parrott (Lenoir)

9

2

Duplin, Pender, Wayne

T.J. Armstrong (Pender),
B.F. Aycock (Wayne)

10

-

Brunswick, New Hanover

George L. Morton (NH)

11

1

Vance, Warren

John P. Leach (Warren)

12

1

Wake

H.C. Olive

13

1

Johnston

James H. Pou

14

2

Bladen, Harnett, Sampson

W.H.G. Lucas (Bladen),
F.R. Cooper (Sampson)

15

2

Columbus, Robeson

Joseph A. Brown (Columbus),
E.F. McRae (Robeson)

16

1

Cumberland

John W. McLaughlin

17

1

Granville, Person

William Merritt (Person)

18

2

Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Orange

J.A. Burch (Alamance),
Thomas M. Cheek (Orange)

19

1

Chatham

J.W. Atwater

20

1

Rockingham

W.H. Schoolfield

21

1

Guilford

J.L. King

22

1

Moore, Randolph

E.C. Phillips (Randolph)

23

2

Anson, Montgomery, Richmond, Union

R.E. Little (Anson),
Peter McRae (Richmond)

24

2

Cabarrus, Stanly

W.G. Means (Cabarrus)

25

1

Mecklenburg

F.B. McDowell

26

2

Davidson, Forsyth, Rowan

W.S. Owen (Davidson),
Erastus B. Jones (Forsyth)

27

1

Davie, Iredell, Yadkin

R.B. McLaughlin (Iredell),
M.A. Royall (Yadkin)

28

1

Stokes, Surry

A.M. Stack (Stokes)

29

2

Alexander, Catawba, Lincoln, Wilkes

Miles O. Sherrill (Catawba),
J.S. Cranor (Wilkes)

30

1

Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga

W.C. Fields (Alleghany)

31

2

Burke, Caldwell, McDowell, Mitchell, Yancey

Samuel L. Patterson (Caldwell),
S.W. Blalock (Mitchell)

32

2

Cleveland, Gaston, Polk, Rutherford

R.W. Sandifer (Gaston),
T.B. Twitty (Rutherford)

33

2

Buncombe, Haywood, Madison

J.M. Campbell (Buncombe),
J.S. Davis (Haywood)

34

1

Henderson, Jackson, Swain, Transylvania

R.L. Leatherwood (Swain)

35

1

Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Macon

Benjamin Posey (Cherokee)
Rufus A. Doughton was President of the Senate. W.G. Burkhead was the Clerk.
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