Anoop Desai Anoop Desai (born December 20, 1986) is an American singer-songwriter best known for his time as a contestant on the eighth season of American Idol.
Armelia McQueen Armelia McQueen (born January 6, 1952) is an American actress who has played roles in both film and television.
Arthur F. Raper Arthur Franklin Raper (1899–1979) was an American sociologist.
Barbara Harris (singer) Barbara Harris (born Barbara Ann Harris, August 18, 1945, Elizabeth City, North Carolina) is an African American R&B singer, best known as a member of the 1960s girl group The Toys.
Bessie Lee Mauldin Bessie Lee Mauldin (Bessie Lee "The Carolina Songbird" Mauldin; December 28, 1920, Norwood, North Carolina -) was an American bluegrass bassist.
Betty Lou Beets Betty Lou Beets (March 12, 1937 – February 24, 2000) was a murderer executed in the U.S. state of Texas.
Beulah Parson Davis Beulah Parsons Davis was a white fortune-teller from North Carolina who lived during the Great Depression.
Bob Havens Bob Havens (born May 3, 1930) is an American big band and jazz musician who appeared on The Lawrence Welk Show from 1960 to 1982.
Bob Welborn Robert "Bob" Joe Welborn (May 5, 1928 – August 10, 1997) of Denton, North Carolina, USA is a former NASCAR Grand National (now Sprint Cup Series) driver.
Bob Yerkes Bob Yerkes, born Brayton Walter Yerkes on 11 February 1932, is a legendary American stuntman.
Bolo Perdue Charles Willard "Bolo" Perdue was an American football end in the National Football League for the New York Giants.
Brad Fritsch Brad Fritsch (born November 9, 1977) is a Canadian professional golfer.
Brad Hoover Bradley R. Hoover (born November 11, 1976 in Thomasville, North Carolina) is a former American football fullback.
Braden King Braden King (born 1971 North Carolina) is a New York-based filmmaker, photographer and visual artist.
Brian Vickers Brian Lee Vickers (born October 24, 1983 in Thomasville, North Carolina) is an American stock car and sports car racing driver.
Brittany York Alison Armitage (born 26 February 1965 in London, England) is a British actress.
Bruce Brooks Bruce Brooks (born September 23, 1950) is an American author of young adult and children's literature.
Bucky Covington William Joel "Bucky" Covington III (born November 8, 1977) is an American country music singer.
Budd Root Budd Root is an American cartoonist, and creator of the independent comic book Cavewoman, published by Root's company Basement Comics/Amryl Entertainment.
Buren Skeen Buren Skeen (1938 - September 13, 1965) was a NASCAR driver from Denton, North Carolina.
C. Boyden Gray Clayland Boyden Gray (born February 6, 1943) is an attorney and former American diplomat and public servant.
Carol M. Highsmith Carol M. Highsmith (born 1946) is a photographer, author, and publisher who has photographed the United States, including the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
Carter Heyward Isabel Carter Heyward (born 1945 in North Carolina) is a lesbian feminist theologian, teacher and priest in the Episcopal Church - the province of the worldwide Anglican Communion in the United ...
Charles Boudinot Root Charles Boudinot Root (1818? - May 7, 1903) was a silversmith and a prominent North Carolina citizen of the 19th century.
Charlie Daniels Charles Edward "Charlie" Daniels (born October 28, 1936) is an American musician known for his contributions to country and southern rock music.
Charlie Engle (marathoner) Charlie Engle (born September 20, 1962) is an ultramarathon runner who appeared in the documentary Running the Sahara.
Charlie Fowler Charlie Fowler (February 18, 1954 - December 4, 2006 (estimated)) was an American mountain climber, writer, and photographer.
Charlotte Bunch Charlotte Bunch (born October 13, 1944) is an American activist, author and organizer in women's and human rights movements.
Chris Daughtry Christopher Adam "Chris" Daughtry (born December 26, 1979) is an American musician best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the rock band Daughtry and as the fourth-p...
Chris Scott (American football) Chris Scott (born August 4, 1987) is an American football offensive guard for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL).
Christopher R. Barron Christopher R. Barron is an American political activist best known as the cofounder of GOProud, a political organization representing gay conservatives.
Clarence Horton Greene Clarence Horton Greene (June 26, 1894 – October 22, 1961) was an American musician and recording artist, noted for his fiddle and guitar work, and a pioneer in country music of the 1920s.
Clark Gregg Robert Clark Gregg (born April 2, 1962) is an American actor, screenwriter and director.
Clark H. Woodward Clark Howell Woodward (March 4, 1877 – May 29, 1967) served the United States Navy in five wars: the Spanish-American War, Philippine-American War, the Chinese Boxer Rebellion, and both World Wars.
Clifford B. Hicks Clifford B. Hicks (August 10, 1920 – September 29, 2010) was an American writer and magazine editor, best known for his children's books chronicling the adventures of Alvin Fernald.
Clint Johnson Clint Johnson (born in Fish Branch, Florida) is an American author of nonfiction, primarily about the American Civil War.
Corey Thomas Corey Thomas (born June 6, 1975 in Wilson, North Carolina) is a former professional American football wide receiver, who played in one game for the Detroit Lions in 1998.
Coy Cornelius Carpenter Coy Cornelius Carpenter M.D., born April 24, 1900, died November 7, 1971, was dean of the School of Medicine of Wake Forest University from 1936-67 and vice president for health affairs from 1963-67.
Coy Gibbs Coy Randall Gibbs (born December 9, 1972) is a former NASCAR driver and assistant coach with the Washington Redskins.
Craig Pohlman Craig Pohlman is a licensed psychologist in North Carolina who specializes in learning issues.
Crystal Mangum The Duke lacrosse case is a common name given to a criminal investigation into a 2006 false accusation of rape made against three members of the men's lacrosse team at Duke University in Durham,...
Crystal R. Fox Crystal R. Fox (born October 14, 1965 in Tryon, North Carolina) is an American actress and singer.
Cullen Moss Cullen Moss is an American actor of television and film and voice actor.
Curly Seckler John Ray Sechler, known as Curly Seckler, (born December 25, 1919), is an American bluegrass musician.
Cynthia D. Brown Cynthia D. Brown is a former Durham, North Carolina City Councilwoman and Candidate for U.S. Senate in 2002.
Dahvie Vanity Blood on the Dance Floor (BOTDF) is an American electropop duo originally from Orlando, Florida, but now based out of Phoenix, Arizona.
Daniel Harvey Hill, Jr. Daniel Harvey Hill, Jr. was an American educator and the third chancellor of North Carolina State University.
Darrell Bryant Darrell Bryant is a retired NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver whose claim to fame was his two "top ten" finishes in addition to racing 2389 laps - for a distance of.
Darwin Porter Darwin Porter (born September 13, 1937, in Greensboro, NC) was the son of Hazel Lee Phillips, a fashion designer, and Paul Suggs, an attorney.
David D. Barrow David Duffy Barrow was an American sailor serving in the United States Navy during the Spanish–American War who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.
David R. Lewis David R. Lewis is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's 53rd House District since 2002.
Debbi Morgan Deborah "Debbi" Morgan (born September 20, 1956) is an American film and television actress.
Deems May Bert Deems May (born March 6, 1969) is a former tight end who played eight seasons in the National Football League.
DeLana Harvick DeLana Lynn Harvick (née Linville; born July 1973) is the wife of NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick.
Derek Brunson Derek T. Brunson (born January 4, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist who currently fights in the middleweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Dick Versace Dick Versace (born April 16, 1940) is a former basketball coach and National Basketball Association executive.
Duncan K. McRae Duncan K. McRae (born August 16, 1820) was a political candidate and soldier from North Carolina.
Dwight Ewell Dwight Ewell is an American actor known of his roles in films such as Chasing Amy, Amateur, Party Girl and The Guru.
Dwight Watson Dwight Ware Watson (born September 28, 1952), dubbed the "Tractor Man" in the media, is a tobacco farmer from Whitakers, North Carolina, who brought much of Washington, D.C. to a standstill for ...
Dwight Watson (farmer) Dwight Ware Watson (born September 28, 1952), dubbed the "Tractor Man" in the media, is a tobacco farmer from Whitakers, North Carolina, who brought much of Washington, D.C. to a standstill for ...
E. Merton Coulter Ellis Merton Coulter (1890–1981) was an American historian of the South, author, and a founding member of the Southern Historical Association.
Ed Hinton Edward Talmage "Ed" Hinton is currently a senior motorsports columnist for ESPN.com.
Ed Hinton (sportswriter) Edward Talmage "Ed" Hinton (born July 21, 1948, Laurel, Mississippi) is currently a senior motorsports columnist for ESPN.com.
Edmund Richardson Edmund Richardson (June 28, 1818 − January 11, 1886) was an American entrepreneur who acquired great wealth during the mid-19th century by producing and marketing cotton in the states of Mississ...
Edward Snowden Boundless Informant is a big data or data mining computer system and electronic surveillance program, classified as top secret, run by the United States National Security Agency (NSA).
Edwin O. LeGrand Although Edwin Oswald LeGrand was born in North Carolina in 1801, he was an original Texan.
Emmylou Harris Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer and songwriter.
Ephraim McLean Brank Ephraim McLean Brank was a soldier in the War of 1812, noted for his exceptional marksmanship at the Battle of New Orleans.
Eric Freeman (actor) Eric Freeman (born July 13, 1965) is a former American actor best known for his role as Ricky Caldwell in the 1987 film Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2.
Eric N. Olson Eric Newell Olson (born September 27, 1955) is an American molecular biologist.
Erin Hendricks Erin Hendricks from High Point, North Carolina, is an American beauty queen who won the title of Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2003 and competed in the Miss Teen USA 2003, Miss North Carolina USA...
Erin O'Kelley Erin O'Kelley (born March 4, 1986) is a beauty queen from Asheville, North Carolina, United States who has competed in the Miss Teen USA pageant and for the Miss USA title in 2007.
Ernie Logan Ernest Edward Logan II in Fort Bragg, North Carolina attended Pine Forest High School.
Evan Jones (missionary) Evan Jones (1788-1882) was born in Wales, where he worked as a draper and followed the Methodist religion.
Evelyn Cunningham Evelyn Cunningham (January 25, 1916 – April 28, 2010) was an American journalist and aide to Nelson Rockefeller.
Fantasia Barrino Fantasia Monique Barrino (born June 30, 1984), commonly known simply by the mononym Fantasia, is an American R&B singer and actress.
Frank Ertel Carlyle Frank Ertel Carlyle (April 7, 1897 – October 2, 1960) was a United States Representative of the Democratic Party from the state of North Carolina.
Frank Walser Raymond Frank Walser, commonly known as Frank Walser, was an American builder who operated in the Raleigh, North Carolina area from 1949 into the 1980s.
Fred Boye Frederick William Boye was an American basketball coach, best known for being the head coach of men's college basketball at the University of North Carolina from 1919–21.
Fred Loring Seely Fred Loring Seely (December 22, 1871 – March 14, 1942) was a newspaperman, chemist, inventor and philanthropist.
Fred Toones Fred "Snowflake" Toones (January 5, 1906 – February 13, 1962) was an African-American film actor comedian of the early sound era.
Gary Wheeler (filmmaker) Gary Wheeler is an award-winning North Carolina-based film producer who has developed movie and television projects internationally.
George W. Guess George William Guess (1822 - 18 July 1868) was mayor of Dallas, Texas (1866–1868).
Gertrude Mary Cox Gertrude Mary Cox (January 13, 1900 – October 17, 1978) was an influential American statistician and founder of the department of Experimental Statistics at North Carolina State University.
Glen E. Friedman Glen E. Friedman (born March 3, 1962) is an American photographer and artist.
Godfrey Spruill Doctor Godfrey Spruill was the first doctor in North Carolina.
Golden Frinks Golden Asro Frinks was a civil rights activist who was a Southern Christian Leadership Conference field secretary, representing the New Bern, North Carolina SCLC chapter.
Gregory Weir Gregory Avery-Weir is an American game designer and writer.
Hank Cramer Hank Cramer (born 1953) is an American folk singer.
Herb Clarke (weatherman) Herbert Spencer Clarke (July 10, 1927 – January 8, 2012) was an American weatherman and television journalist.
Hilary Howard Hilary Ren Howard is an American actress, writer, editor, and screenwriter, best known for her work in the film Kaaterskill Falls (2001).
Irving Jacob Reuter Irving Jacob Reuter (1885–1972) was an automotive leader in the early 1900s.
Isaac M. "Ike" Carpenter Isaac M. "Ike" Carpenter (1920-1998) was a popular Jazz bandleader and pianist active in the 1940s and 1950s, most noted for his success in nightclubs on the West Coast during the post-World War...
Isham Warren Garrott Isham Warren Garrott (1816 – June 17, 1863) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
J. Cole Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985), better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer from Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Jack Finch Jack Rodney Finch (November 5, 1917 – November 9, 2006) was an American conservationist known primarily for his efforts to save the Eastern Bluebird.
Jacqueline Woodson Jacqueline Woodson (born February 12, 1963) is an American writer of books for children and adolescents.
James Bonner Col. James Bonner was born in 1719 in either Beaufort Precinct of Hyde Precinct of Bath County.
James C. Neill James Clinton Neill (c. 17901845) was a 19th-century American soldier and politician, most noted for his role in the Texas Revolution and the early defense of the Alamo.
James Culbertson James B. Culbertson was the United States Ambassador to the Netherlands until 2009.
James Stoddard (Medal of Honor) James Stoddard was a Union Navy sailor in the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of x.
James Talacek James R. Talacek is an American professional aquanaut with the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
James W. Cooke James Wallace Cooke (1812-1869) was an American naval officer, serving in the United States Navy and during the American Civil War serving in the Confederate Navy.
James Wall (actor) James Earl "Jimmy" Wall (December 12, 1917October 27, 2010) was an American stage manager and actor.
Jan Millsapps Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. (born 26 February 1950 in Concord, North Carolina) is a pioneering digital filmmaker, an early web innovator, fiction writer and Professor in the Cinema Department at San Fr...
Jim Bakker James Orsen "Jim" Bakker is an American televangelist, a former Assemblies of God minister and a former host (with his then-wife Tammy Faye Bakker) of The PTL Club, a popular evangelical Ch...
Jim Popp Jim Popp (born December 21, 1964 in Elkin, North Carolina) is the general manager and interim head coach of the Montreal Alouettes football club of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Jim Valvano James Thomas Anthony "Jim" Valvano (March 10, 1946 – April 28, 1993), nicknamed Jimmy V, was an American college basketball coach and broadcaster.
Jimmie Lewallen Jimmie Lewallen was an American racecar driver from High Point, North Carolina, USA. He competed in NASCAR's Strictly Stock/Grand National division from its first race at Charlotte Speedway in 1...
Jimmy Wayne Jimmy Wayne Barber (born October 23, 1972) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
Joan Little Joan Little (born 1953) is an African-American woman whose trial for the 1974 murder of a white prison guard at Beaufort County Jail in Washington, North Carolina, became a cause célèbre of the...
Jody Hill Jody Hill is an American film director and screenwriter from Concord, North Carolina.
Joe Staton Joe Staton (born January 19, 1948) is an American illustrator and writer of comic books.
John Armfield John Armfield (1797 in North Carolina - 1871 in Tennessee) was an American slave trader.
John Balaban John B. Balaban (born December 2, 1943) is an American poet and translator, an authority on Vietnamese literature.
John Bond, Jr. Lt. Colonel John Bond, Jr. was an American military officer, Mississippi pioneer, and Mississippi Legislator.
John Chavis John Chavis (c. 1763-June 15, 1838) was a free black educator and Presbyterian minister in the American South during the early 19th century.
John Dear John Dear is an American Catholic priest, Christian pacifist, author and lecturer.
John Harmon (attorney) John M. Harmon (born July 16, 1944) is an American lawyer who serverd as United States Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel during the Jimmy Carter administration.
Julius W. Gates Julius William Gates was the eighth Sergeant Major of the Army.
Justin Worley Justin Scott Worley (born November 20, 1992) is an American football quarterback.
Karl Clark Osby Karl Clark, or Karl Clark (October 16, 1957) is an American police officer from North Carolina, and a former police chief, best known for his service on international assignments with the I...
Karol G. Ross Dr. Karol Girdler Ross (born July 17, 1952 in North Carolina) is a leading scientist in decision-making research.
Kellie Pickler Kellie Dawn Pickler (born June 28, 1986) is an American country music artist and television personality.
Ken Hay Kenneth Edward Hay is the founder of The Wilds, a fundamentalist camp and conference center.
Kenneth Plume Kenneth "Ken" Plume (born July 10, 1977) is an American author, broadcaster, film producer and owner of Fred Entertainment.
Kenwin Cummings Kenwin Cummings Jr. (born July 23, 1986) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent in the National Football League.
Kevin Mack James Kevin Mack (born August 9, 1962) is a former professional American football player who played running back.
Kristen Dalton (Miss USA) Kristen Jeannine Dalton (born December 13, 1986), from Wilmington, North Carolina, is an American beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss USA 2009.
La Toya Hankins La Toya Hankins (born September 18, 1971 in Washington, DC) is the author of LGBT themed works, including novels, poetry and prose.
Larry Hedrick Larry Hedrick is a North Carolina-born businessman and former NASCAR team owner.
Lee Rouson Cecil Lee Rouson (born October 18, 1962) is a former professional American football running back.
Lucile Bluford Lucile Harris Bluford (July 1, 1911 Salisbury, North Carolina - June 13, 2003, Kansas City, Missouri) was a famous journalist and opponent of segregation in America's education system, and after...
Luis Fonseca Luis E. Fonseca, Jr. (born 1980) is a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman who was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions on March 23, 2003 during the Battle of Nasiriyah, one of the first large...
Luther Lassiter Luther Lassiter (November 5, 1918 – October 25, 1988), born Luther Clement Lassiter, Jr. and nicknamed Wimpy, was a world-renowned American pool player from Elizabeth City...
Luther Lindsay Luther Jacob Goodall (December 30, 1924 – February 21, 1972) was an American professional football player and wrestler, known by his ringname Luther Lindsay or Lindsey, who com...
Madre Hill Madre Hill (born January 2, 1976 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina) is a former American football running back, playing last for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.
Mae Mercer Mae Mercer (June 12, 1932 – October 29, 2008) was an American blues singer and actress who appeared in many films, including Dirty Harry (1971), The Beguiled (1971), Frogs (197...
Marion Carpenter Marion A. Carpenter, also known as Marion Anderson (March 6, 1920 – October 29, 2002), was the first woman national press photographer to cover Washington, D.C. and the White House, a...
Mark Cox (poet) Mark Cox (born 1956, East St. Louis, Illinois) is an American poet.
Mark Levengood Mark Levengood, born 10 July 1964 in North Carolina, is a Swedish-speaking Finn who grew up in Helsinki.
Matt Baker (artist) Clarence Matthew Baker (December 10, 1921 – August 11, 1959) was an American comic book artist who drew the costumed crimefighter Phantom Lady, among many other characters.
Max O. Cogburn, Jr. Max Oliver Cogburn, Jr. (born April 1951) is a District Judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.
Michael A. Milton Michael Anthony Milton (born 1958) is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America, a theologian, pastor, broadcaster, author, professor, U.S. Army Reserves chaplain, and musician.
Milton S. Littlefield General Milton Smith Littlefield (July 19, 1830 - March 7, 1899) was dubbed the "Prince of the Carpetbaggers" during the Reconstruction Era in the southern state of North Carolina.
Mollie Bean Mollie Bean was a North Carolina woman who, pretending to be a man, joined the 47th North Carolina, a unit of the Confederate army in the American Civil War.
Morris Davis Colonel Morris D. Davis (born July 31, 1958) is a United States Air Force officer and lawyer, was appointed to serve as the third Chief Prosecutor of the Guantanamo military commissions., Septe...
Nancy Sales Cash Nancy Sales Cash (born March 28, 1940, in North Carolina) is a novelist, journalist and television producer.
Nash Winstead Nash Nicks Winstead was born in Durham County, North Carolina in 1925.
Nate Irving Nathaniel Irving (born July 12, 1988) is an American football linebacker for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.
Nathan Mayo Nathan Mayo (December 1, 1876 – April 14, 1960) was a Florida Commissioner of Agriculture.
Ogden Bruton Ogden Carr Bruton (born 14 June 1908 in Mount Gilead, North Carolina; died 20 January 2003) was a pediatrician and chief of pediatrics at Walter Reed Army Hospital, where he organized the first ...
Page Moseley Page Moseley, sometimes credited as Page Mosely (born John Page Moseley May 15, 1959 in Mooresville, North Carolina) is an American actor who appeared on the daytime television soap...
Patrick "J. Que" Smith Patrick "j.Que" Smith (born in North Carolina) is an American Grammy nominated record producer and Songwriter.
Patrick M. Smith Patrick "j.Que" Smith (born in North Carolina) is an American Grammy nominated record producer and Songwriter.
Paul Schattel Paul Schattel is an American film director and screenwriter based in North Carolina.
Pauley Perrette Pauley Perrette (born March 27, 1969) is an American actress, best known for playing Abby Sciuto on the U.S. TV series NCIS.
Peaches Golding Lois Patricia (Peaches) Golding, OBE, commonly known as Peaches Golding (born 1953) in 2010 became the first black High Sheriff of Bristol, UK. She has served on a number of public bodies ...
Perry Tuttle Perry Tuttle is a former Clemson football standout in the early 1980s.
Peter U. Murphey Peter Umstead Murphey was a former officer of the United States Navy who joined the Confederate States Navy during the American Civil War.
Phil Harvey Phil Harvey is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist and libertarian who over the past 43 years has set up large-scale programs that deliver subsidized contraceptives in poor countries.
Pomeroy Parker Pomeroy Parker was a private serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Spanish–American War who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.
Ralph Edwards (conservationist) Ralph Edwards, (ca. 1892 – July 3, 1977) was a pioneering British Columbian homesteader, amateur pilot and leading conservationist of the trumpeter swan.
Ralph Edwards (homesteader) Ralph Edwards, was a pioneering British Columbian homesteader, amateur pilot and leading conservationist of the trumpeter swan.
Randall P. Henderson Jr. Randall Paul Henderson, Jr. (born August 3, 1959) is an American real estate broker and politician who is currently Mayor of the City of Fort Myers, Florida.
Rashad Carmichael Rashad Bernard Carmichael is an American football cornerback for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.
Raymond Floyd Raymond Loran "Ray" Floyd (born September 4, 1942) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments and four major titles on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour.
Richard Benjamin Harrison Richard Benjamin Harrison, Jr. (also known by the nicknames The Old Man and The Appraiser) (born March 4, 1941), is a Las Vegas businessman and reality television personality, best k...
Richard Childress Richard Childress (born September 21, 1945) is a former NASCAR driver and the current team owner of Richard Childress Racing (RCR).
Rick Harrison Richard Kevin "Rick" Harrison (born June 2, 1965) is a Las Vegas businessman and reality television personality, best known as the co-owner of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, as featur...
Rick Link "The Beastmaster" Rick Link (born February 28, 1959) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, trainer and promoter.
Rick Terry Richard Ross Terry, Jr. (born April 5, 1974) is a retired American football defensive tackle in the NFL. He played from 1997 to 1999 for the New York Jets and the Carolina Panthers.
Robert Alton Harris Robert Alton Harris (January 15, 1953 – April 21, 1992) was an American criminal and murderer who was executed at San Quentin State Prison in 1992 in conjunction with the 1978 murders of t...
Robert Burren Morgan Robert Burren Morgan (born October 5, 1925) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from the state of North Carolina from 1975 until 1981.
Robert Sink Lieutenant General Robert Frederick Sink (April 3, 1905 – December 13, 1965) was a United States Army officer during World War II, the Korean War, and early parts of the Vietnam War, though he w...
Robin Parrish Michael Robin Parrish is an American author and journalist.
Robyn Tomlin Robyn Tomlin is an American journalist who is the executive editor for the The Star-News in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Rogelio Mills Rogelio Mills, also known as Roger Mills, a North Carolina native, is a Puerto Rican/Black Hispanic American television personality, author, and recording artist, best known as the host of the c...
Roger Hamby Roger Hamby (born July 2, 1943 in Ferguson, North Carolina) is a retired NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver and NASCAR team owner whose career spanned from 1977 to 1981.
Sallie Krawcheck Sallie L. Krawcheck is the former president of the Global Wealth & Investment Management division of Bank of America.
Sam Stephenson (writer) Sam Stephenson (born 1966 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina) is a writer who grew up in Washington, North Carolina.
Samantha Holvey Samantha Carol Holvey is an American beauty queen who is best known for winning the Miss North Carolina USA 2006 title and competing in the national Miss USA 2006 beauty pageant.
Samuel Howard Samuel Johnson Howard (born) is the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Florida in the U.S. Episcopal Church.
Samuel Johnson Howard The Right Reverend Samuel Johnson Howard (born ) is the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Florida in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.
Samuel Spruill Samuel Spruill served in the Provincial Assembly of North Carolina from 1754 until his death in 1760.
Samuel Whiteside Samuel Whiteside (April 12, 1783–January 12, 1866) was an Illinois pioneer, political figure and military leader.
Sarah Pearson Angier Duke Sarah Pearson Angier Duke (1856-1936) was a daughter of Malbourne Angier and the wife of Benjamin N. Duke, one of the benefactors of Duke University.
Sean Yseult Sean Yseult (born Shauna Reynolds; June 6, 1966) is an American rock musician.
Seth Sothel Seth Sothel was a colonial governor of North Carolina and South Carolina.
Sierra Nicole McCormick Sierra Nicole McCormick (born October 28, 1997) is an American actress, best known for the role "Olive Doyle" in the Disney Channel Series A.N.T. Farm.
Sion Blythe Sion Blythe (January 1781 - 23 August 1835) was a Baptist pastor who assisted in creation of several churches in North Carolina and Alabama, USA in the early days of the Baptist movement.
Star Jones Star Jones (previously Star Jones Reynolds; born March 24, 1962) is an American lawyer, journalist, writer, television personality, fashion designer, and women's advocate.
Steve Pauley Steve Pauley is an artist currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY. His recent solo exhibitions include one at Freddy's Backroom in Brooklyn, NY; Crush and High Alert at Broadway Gal...
Suttirat Anne Larlarb Suttirat Anne Larlarb (born 1971) is an American costume designer, art director and production designer.
Taylor Roberts Taylor Roberts is an American actress, author, model, and entrepreneur.
Terrie Hall Terrie Linn McNutt Hall (July 19, 1960 – September 16, 2013) was an American anti-smoking and tobacco advocate.
Terrie Moffitt Terrie Edith Moffitt (born March 9, 1955, Nuremberg, Germany) is an American clinical psychologist who is best known for her pioneering research on the development of antisocial behavior and for...
Thelma and Corydon Bell Thelma Harrington Bell (1896–1985) and Corydon Whitten Bell (1894–1980) were American authors from the state of North Carolina.
Theodorus W. Brevard Theodorus Washington Brevard (September 24, 1804–1877) was a Florida settler, who served as Florida Comptroller for 12 years from April 3, 1854 to November 27, 1854 and from January 24, 1855 to ...
Thomas Doe Thomas Bartwell Doe, Jr. was an American bobsledder who competed in the late 1920s.
Thomas V. Morris Thomas V. Morris, also known as Tom Morris (born 1952), is an American philosopher.
Tim Orr Tim Orr (born 1968) is an American cinematographer known mostly for his work with director, David Gordon Green.
Timothy Tyson Timothy B. Tyson (born 1959) is an American writer and historian from North Carolina who specializes in the issues of culture, religion and race associated with the civil rights movement of the ...
Tom Overton Tom Overton (April 14, 1930 – May 4, 1988) was an American sound engineer.
Tom Robbins Thomas Eugene "Tom" Robbins (born July 22, 1936) is an American author.
Tom Winslow Thomas Griffin "Tom" Winslow (November 13, 1940, Hobgood, North Carolina – died October 23, 2010, Albany, New York) was a prominent American folk singer and writer, best known as a "disciple" of...
Tony Schiffman Arnold Anthony "Tony" Schiffman, Jr. is an American dealer of fine jewelry.
Travis Carter Travis Carter is a former car owner and crew chief in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series.
Trent Owens Trent Owens, (born January 4, 1975 in Davidson, NC) is an American stock car racing driver and crew chief.
Victor Vancier Victor Vancier (born December 25, 1956), commonly referred to by his Hebrew name, Chaim Ben Pesach (חיים בן פסח) is an American political activist and the founder and director of the Unite...
Wallace Kuralt Wallace Kuralt was an influential North Carolina government bureaucrat who spearheaded the implementation of eugenics policies in that state.
Walter Dobrogosz Walter Dobrogosz is a Professor Emeritus of North Carolina State University, best known for his discovery and further research on the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus reuteri.
William Bruce Mumford William Bruce Mumford (died June 7, 1862) was a North Carolina native and resident of New Orleans, Louisiana who was hanged for tearing down a United States flag during the American Civil War.
William F. Russell (Florida politician) William F. Russell (born circa 1805) was a Florida settler, soldier, and member of the Florida House of Representatives, serving as Speaker of the House in 1854.
William Gordon (Bishop of Alaska) William Jones Gordon Jr., bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Alaska from 1948 to 1974, was known as the "Flying Bishop of Alaska" for his ministry of flying his own plane across the vast diocese.
William Gordon (Episcopal bishop) William Jones Gordon Jr., bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Alaska from 1948 to 1974, was known as the "Flying Bishop of Alaska" for his ministry of flying his own plane across the vast diocese.
William Henry Singleton William Henry Singleton was an American slave from North Carolina who became a Union soldier during the American Civil War.
William Joseph Burns William Joseph Burns (born April 4, 1956), an American diplomat, is the current Deputy Secretary of State and the highest ranked Foreign Service Officer in United States history.
William T. Carpenter William T. Carpenter, M.D. is a psychiatrist, a pioneer in the fields of psychiatry and pharmacology who served as an expert witness in the John W. Hinckley trial for the attempted assassinatio...
William W. Wood William W. W. Wood (1818–31 August 1882) was an engineer of the United States Navy, who served as Engineer-in-Chief of the Bureau of Steam Engineering from 1873 until 1877.
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Willoughby Williams Willoughby Williams was an American war veteran and politician from North Carolina.
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