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George Whitfield Connor

George Whitfield Connor, American judge. member North Carolina House of Representatives, 1909, 11, 13 (speaker of House, 1913); member Commision on Constitutional Amendments, North Carolina, 1913.

Background

  • Connor, George Whitfield was born on October 24, 1872 in Wilson, North Carolina, United States. Son of Judge Henry Groves and Kate (Whitfield) Connor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina, 1892, Doctor of Laws, 1928.

    Career

    • J. C. Hadley, of Wilson, North Carolina, May 30, 1894. Children—John Hadley (deceased), Henry Groves (deceased), Mary Hadley (Mistress Thomas H. Leath), Elizabeth Goodman (Mistress Johann Wolfgang Harrelson). Principal Goldsboro (North Carolina) High School, 1892-1894.

      Superintendent public schools, Wilson, 1894-1897. In mercantile business as J. C. Hadley & Company and Hadley, Harriss & Company, Wilson, North Carolina, 1897-1912. Began law practice, 1899.

      Chairman Board of Education, Wilson Company, North Carolina, 1899-1908. Member North Carolina House of Representatives, 1909, 11, 13 (speaker of House, 1913). Member Commision on Constitutional Amendments, North Carolina, 1913.

      Judge Superior Courts, 2d Dist, term 1913-1924. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, since 1924. Chairman Common for Improvement of Laws of North Carolina, 1931.

      Lecturer in Law School, University of North Carolina Trustee University of North Carolina, 1905-1909.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member North Carolina House of Representatives, 1909, 11, 13 (speaker of House, 1913). Member Commision on Constitutional Amendments, North Carolina, 1913.

    Connections

    • Married Bessie, d.; children: John Hadley (deceased), Henry Groves (deceased), Mary Hadley (Mistress Thomas H. Leath), Elizabeth Goodman (Mistress Johann Wolfgang Harrelson).
    • father: Judge Henry Groves Connor
    • mother: Kate (Whitfield) Connor
    • spouse: Bessie
    • children: John Hadley Connor (deceased)
    • Henry Groves Connor (deceased)
    • Mary Hadley Connor (Mistress Thomas H. Leath)
    • Elizabeth Goodman Connor (Mistress Johann Wolfgang Harrelson)
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    Died April 23, 1938
    (aged 65)
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