Creator: Gill, Edwin M. (Edwin Maurice), 1899-1978.
Collection number: 4011
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Abstract: Edwin Maurice Gill was born in Laurinburg, N.C., 20 July 1899. He served in the General Assembly in 1929 and 1931 and was private secretary to Governor O. Max Gardner, 1931-1933. He was Commissioner of Paroles, 1933-1942; Commissioner of Revenue, 1942-1949; and Collector of Internal Revenue, 1950-1953. He was elected State Treasurer in 1953, an office he held until his retirement in 1977. Personal files maintained by Gill, ca. 1933-1977, consisting of correspondence and speeches, book reviews, and other writings by him. Subjects documented include O. Max Gardner, tax structure and state finances in North Carolina, parole, the North Carolina Museum of Art, the North Carolina Art Society, and education, economic development, roads and the Democratic Party in North Carolina.
Repository: Southern Historical Collection
Collection Highlights: Folder 848 contains speeches and articles related to numerous Supreme Court decisions, including those related to civil rights issues.