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BROGDEN, Curtis H., governor of North Carolina, born in Wayne County, North Carolina, about 1815. He was brought up as a farmer, became prominent in the militia, in which he attained the rank of general, was elected to the legislature in 1888, and was for nearly twenty years a member of one or the other house; was comptroller of the state from 1857 till 1867, a presidential elector in 1868, and in 1869 was appointed collector of internal revenue. After serving four years longer in the state senate, he was elected lieutenant governor in 1872, and, upon the death of Governor Caldwell in 1874, succeeded to the office of governor. In 1876 he was elected as a republican to congress, and served from 15 October, 1877, till 3 March, 1879.
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