Curtis Hooks BROGDEN, Congress, NC (1816-1901)

BROGDEN Curtis Hooks , a Representative from North Carolina; born in Goldsboro, Wayne County, N.C., November 6, 1816; pursued academic studies; member of the State house of representatives 1840-1850; comptroller of the State 1857-1867; appointed collector of internal revenue in 1869; member of the State senate 1868-1872; Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina in 1872 and Governor upon the death of Governor Caldwell, July 14, 1874; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1879); again a member of the State house of representatives 1886-1888; represented North Carolina at the centennial celebration in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1876; died in Goldsboro, N.C., January 5, 1901; interment in Willowdale Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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