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Doughton, Robert Lee b. November 7, 1863 d. October 1, 1954 U.S. Congressman. Known as "Farmer Bob", he was prosperous as a farmer and banker. He was a member of the North Carolina State board of agriculture, (1903-09), served in the North Carolina State Senate, (1908-09), director of the North Carolina State prison board, (1909-11) and president of the Deposit & Savings Bank, North Wilkesboro. In 1911, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second Congress and to the next twenty succeeding Congresses, serving until 1953. Not a candidate for re-...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Laurel Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Laurel Springs, Alleghany County, North Carolina, USA