William Walton Kitchin
|Birth||9 OCT 1866|
|Death||9 NOV 1924|
William Walton Kitchin, former governor of North Carolina, was born at Scotland Neck October 9 1866. a son of Capt. (C. S. A.) William H. and Maria F. (Arrington) Kitchin. His father represented the Second North Carolina District in the Forty-sixth Congress and William W. Kitchin was a member from the Fifth North Carolina District from the Fifty-fifth to the Sixtieth congresses. His brother, Claude Kitchin, has represented the Second District since 1901.
Governor Kitchin received his A. B. degree from Wake Forest College in 1884, and the following year became editor of the Scotland Neck Democrat.
While in newspaper work he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1887, and began practice at Roxboro in 1888. He was a member of the law firm... Read More