Edwin Gill

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On July 16, 1978, long time state treasurer Edwin Gill died in Raleigh. Gill was known as “Mr. Integrity” during his more than 30 years of service as a public finance official. Born in Laurinburg in July 1899, Gill opened a law practice there in 1924 after attending what’s now Duke University in the early part of the decade. He … Read More

FDR’s Experience With O Max Gardner

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In his biography of Franklin Roosevelt, The Roosevelt I Knew, former Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins notes that FDR went out of his way to thank O Max Gardner for his support of Roosevelt’s “New Deal”. A small portion of the book can be found here (PDF)