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Morehead, John Motley

John Motley Morehead (1796-1866) was governor of North Carolina from 1841 to 1845. A Whig, he was born in Virginia, educated at David Caldwell's school in Greensboro, NC, and graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1817 (<hi rend="italics">Dictionary of North Carolina Biography</hi> 4:321-22).





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