North Carolina in the 1900s

North Carolina State House of Representatives

1923-1924

This General Assembly met from January 3rd to March 6th in 1923. An Extra Session was convened in 1924, from August 7th to August 23rd.

The House of Representatives was reapportioned due to the results of the 1920 U.S. Census. The number of delegates remained at one hundred-twenty (120).

County

Number of
Delegates Authorized

Delegate(s)

Alamance

1

Edward S. Parker, Jr.

Alexander

1

F.C. Gwaltney

Alleghany

1

Rufus A. Doughton

Anson

1

Bert E. Bennett

Ashe

1

Thomas C. Bowie

Avery

1

Ed. S. Loven

Beaufort

1

Lindsay Carter Warren

Bertie

1

Dr. Luther A. Nowell

Bladen

1

David Bunyan Johnson

Brunswick

1

Marvin Brogdon Watkins

Buncombe

2

Harry L. Nettles, R. Eugene Taylor

Burke

1

Samuel James Ervin, Jr.

Cabarrus

1

John Bascom Sherrill

Caldwell

1

Franklin Davis Grist

Camden

1

Charles Norris

Carteret

1

Marion Leslie Davis

Caswell

1

Walter Lee Taylor

Catawba

1

Willis Alexander Deaton

Chatham

1

Charles Alexander Snipes

Cherokee

1

John Henry Dillard, Jr.

Chowan

1

William Dossey Pruden

Clay

1

William Bascom Pass

Cleveland

1

Jedeth Roan Davis

Columbus

1

George Wesley Hooks

Craven

1

Richard Patrick Williams

Cumberland

1

Q.K. Nimocks, Sr.

Currituck

1

James L. Dunston

Dare

1

Charles Howard Grady

Davidson

1

Howard Davis Townsend

Davie

1

Melver Jackson Hendricks

Duplin

1

J.H. Newberry

Durham

2

Reuben Oscar Everett, Victor Silas Bryant

Edgecombe

1

Richard Tillman Fountain

Forsyth

3

Robert Martin Cox, Charles Everett Hamilton, Wesley Luther Ferrell

Franklin

1

George H. Cooper

Gaston

2

Harley Black Gaston, Hiram Sylvanus Sellers

Gates

1

Richard W. Simpson

Graham

1

Theo. M. Jenkins

Granville

1

John S. Watkins

Greene

1

Levi Hill

Guilford

3

Clem G. Wright, John W. King, Thomas Early Whitaker

Halifax

2

Charles Rufus Daniel, Robert Hunt Parker

Harnett

1

N.A. Townsend

Haywood

1

Thomas Lenoir Gwyn

Henderson

1

Carroll Pickens Rogers

Hertford

1

Lloyd J. Lawrence

Hoke

1

Martin A. Patterson

Hyde

1

George E. Davis

Iredell

1

Zebulon Vance Turlington

Jackson

1

Oscar B. Coward

Johnston

2

W.M. Saunders, Doc Jones Thurston

Jones

1

Thomas Calvin Whitaker

Lee

1

Dr. Evander McNair McIver

Lenoir

1

John Gilmer Dawson*

Lincoln

1

Augustus L. Quickel

Macon

1

J. Frank. Ray

Madison

1

Jacob Wiley Nelson

Martin

1

Clayton Moore

McDowell

1

William Weaver Neal

Mecklenburg

3

William Robert Matthews, Rufus Morgan Person, Edgar Walker Pharr

Mitchell

1

Dr. Charles Augustus Peterson

Montgomery

1

Reuben B. Reynolds

Moore

1

George Romulus Ross

Nash

2

Dr. James Cornelius Braswell, John W. Robbins

New Hanover

2

James Edward Lee Wade, Lewis Julien Poisson

Northampton

1

William Hyslop Sumner Burgwyn

Onslow

1

Horace V. Grant

Orange

1

Alexander Hawkins Graham

Pamlico

1

Frank B. Hooker

Pasquotank

1

F.F. Cohoon

Pender

1

William Hezekiah Lewis

Perquimans

1

Benjamin Franklin Bray

Person

1

William Algernon Warren

Pitt

2

Julius Brown, Robert Williams Smith

Polk

1

Clarence W. Morgan

Randolph 

1

Ira Cleveland Moser

Richmond

1

William Nash Everett (1)

Robeson

2

Collier Cobb, Daniel Prather McKinnon

Rockingham

2

James William Walker, Thomas Whitsett Rankin

Rowan

2

Walter Murphy, James Wiley Rideoutte

Rutherford

1

James Edward McFarland

Sampson

1

Thomas E. Owens

Scotland

1

Edward Herbert Gibson

Stanly

1

Thomas Pritchard Bumgardner

Stokes

1

Charles Miller Hauser

Surry

1

William Montgomery Jackson

Swain

1

Dr. James DeHart

Transylvania

1

W.H. Duckworth

Tyrrell

1

Frederick Ludford Wilson Cohoon

Union

1

Jesse Fearrington Milliken

Vance

1

Robert Bellamy Taylor

Wake

3

Charles Alfred Gosney, Needham Lewis Broughton, Clarence Heflin Chamblee

Warren 

1

Walter Robert Vaughan

Washington

1

Van Buren Martin

Watauga

1

Austin Blaine Coffey

Wayne

2

Arnold W. Byrd, Thomas I. Sutton

Wilkes

1

Charles H. Cowles

Wilson

1

Henry Groves Connor, Jr.

Yadkin

1

Sanford Lafayette Doub

Yancey

1

David M. Buck
*John Gilmer Dawson was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. Alexander Lassiter was Clerk.
(1) William Nash Everett resigned on January 16, 1923 to become Secretary of State.
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