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Calvert, Samuel James

Samuel James Calvert (1824-1870) of Jackson, NC, was the son of Samuel (1792-1881) and Mary Proby (1792-1867) Calvert. He entered the University in 1841, joined the Philanthropic Society, and graduated in 1845. He received an MA degree from the University in 1848 and became a lawyer, serving in the NC General Assembly in 1864. In 1853 he married Gulielma R. Faison (1832-1911); they were the parents of eight children.

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