Alonzo Dillard Folger Edit Profile
Born in Dobson, North Carolina, Folger attended public schools in Surry County and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Folger graduated from UNC with a bachelor's degree in 1912 and a law degree in 1914.
Admitted to North Carolina bar, 1914, and began practice at Mount Airy. Member firm Folger and Folger since 1914. Judge Superior Court of North Carolina, 1936-1937.
Member 76th to 80th Congresses (1939-1949), 5th North Carolina District Democratic national committeeman from North Carolina since 1936. Member Democratic National Executive Committee and director of finance for North Carolina. Campaign manager for Lieutenant Governor A. H. Graham.
Candidate for government North Carolina, June 1936. Trustee Greater University of North Carolina since 1934.
Folger had served only two months as a judge when he resigned to serve on the Democratic National Committee. He was a member of the Committee from 1936 until his death in 1941.
Married Gertrude Reece, October 13, 1919. Children: Alonzo Dillard, Jack.