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Bladen County
North Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Bladen County

Index to Locations

  • James Iver McKay Cemetery
  • Clarkton Clarkton Cemetery

    James Iver McKay Cemetery
    State Road 1704
    Bladen County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      James Iver McKay (1793-1853) — also known as James I. McKay — of Elizabethtown, Bladen County, N.C. Born near Elizabethtown, Bladen County, N.C., 1793. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state senate, 1815-19, 1822, 1826, 1830; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1831-49 (5th District 1831-43, 6th District 1843-47, 7th District 1847-49). Died in Goldsboro, Wayne County, N.C., September 4, 1853 (age about 60 years). Interment at James Iver McKay Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Clarkton Cemetery
    Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      James C. Green (c.1922-2000) — also known as Jimmy Green — of Clarkton, Bladen County, N.C. Born about 1922. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1961-77; Speaker of the North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1975-77; Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, 1977-85; candidate in primary for Governor of North Carolina, 1984. Presbyterian. Charged in 1983 with accepting a bribe from an undercover FBI agent, but acquitted; convicted of tax evasion in 1997, fined, and sentenced to home confinement. Died at Bladen County Hospital, Elizabethtown, Bladen County, N.C., February 4, 2000 (age about 78 years). Interment at Clarkton Cemetery.

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