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Polk, Leonidas LaFayette, Lt. Col.. [vertical files]

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Polk, Leonidas LaFayette, Lt. Col.. [vertical files]
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Polk, Leonidas LaFayette, Lt. Col.. [vertical files]
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  • Biographical Research Vertical Files
  • Biographical Research Vertical Files
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  • North Carolina Farmer's Association
  • Polk, Leonidas Lafayette
  • Famous or noted persons
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Anson County (N.C.)
  • Progressive Farmer
  • Raleigh (N.C.)
  • North Carolina
  • Wake County (N.C.)
Label
Polk, Leonidas LaFayette, Lt. Col.. [vertical files]
Instantiates
Note
  • He was named after his namesake, General Leonidas Polk and was related to President James Knox Polk
  • Mr. Polk founded the town of Polkton, and edited a local newspaper there. He was an advocate of agriculoture and promoted the Establishment of a state Department of Agriculture. Gov. Zebulon Vance appointed him the first Commissioner of Agricuture, an appointment he later resigned in 1880. He entered the newspaper publishing field as co-owner and corresponding eidtor of a Raleigh daily, The News, which later merged with The Observer, to form the present News & Observer, where he continued as an editor. In 1866 he began publication of and editing the The Progressive Farmer. (Source:Memorial publication by L.L. Polk House Foundation)
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Polk, Leonidas LaFayette, Lt. Col.. [vertical files]
Note
  • He was named after his namesake, General Leonidas Polk and was related to President James Knox Polk
  • Mr. Polk founded the town of Polkton, and edited a local newspaper there. He was an advocate of agriculoture and promoted the Establishment of a state Department of Agriculture. Gov. Zebulon Vance appointed him the first Commissioner of Agricuture, an appointment he later resigned in 1880. He entered the newspaper publishing field as co-owner and corresponding eidtor of a Raleigh daily, The News, which later merged with The Observer, to form the present News & Observer, where he continued as an editor. In 1866 he began publication of and editing the The Progressive Farmer. (Source:Memorial publication by L.L. Polk House Foundation)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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