William B. Umstead Governors' Papers, Reports, 1953, MARS ID 366.2


William B. Umstead Governors' Papers, Reports, 1953, MARS ID 366.2


Reports for Governor Umstead.

Descriptive Summary

William B. Umstead Governors' Papers, Reports
Call Number
MARS ID 366.2
Umstead, William Bradley, 1895-1954.
1.00 fibredex boxes
State Archives of North Carolina

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Collection is open for research; records stored offsite, requires additional retrieval time; advanced notice required for Saturday access.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William B. Umstead Governors' Papers, Reports, 1953 (MARS 366.2), North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Collection Overview

Published reports on the resignation of State Treasurer Brandon P. Hodges, dated 20 July 1953, and on the Golden Anniversary of Powered Flight, dated 14-17 December 1953.

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Biographical/Historical note

William B. Umstead was born in Bahama North Carolina on May 13, 1895. A 1916 graduate of University of North Carolina, Umstead fought in World War I then studied law at Trinity College upon his return home. Umstead began his career practicing law in Durham county, and later served in the United States House of Representatives and Senate. In 1952 he was elected governor, where he served until his death in 1954.

Contents of the Collection

Collection Contents
Reports: Report on the Audit of the Accounts of the State Treasurer at the Resignation from Office of Honorable Brandon P. Hodges, State Treasurer, July 20, 1953, 1953

Subject Headings

  • Anniversaries