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Leonidas LaFayette Polk

Born: 24-Apr-1837
Birthplace: Anson County, NC
Died: 11-Jun-1892
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Agriculturalist
Party Affiliation: See Note

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Agrarian reformer

Military service: Confederate Army (Col., injured at Gettysburg)

Father: Andrew Pook (farmer)
Mother: Serena Autry
Wife: Sarah Pamela Gaddy (m. 23-Sep-1857, one son, six daughters)

    University: Davidson College

    North Carolina State Official Commissioner of Agriculture (1877-80)
    North Carolina State House of Representatives (1860- and 1864-)
    Progressive Farmer Founder (1886)
    Interstate Farmers' Association
    North Carolina Agricultural Hall of Fame
    Slaveowners


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