Needham Bryant Broughton, Sr

Needham Bryant Broughton, Sr

Birth
Johnston County, North Carolina, USA
Death 26 May 1914 (aged 66)
Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 32107242 · View Source
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Needham Bryant Broughton (1848–1914) was a wealthy businessman and politician in Raleigh, North Carolina in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

He owned a prosperous printing business.

Broughton was a large contributor to and supporter of the Wake County Public Schools. Needham B. Broughton High School was named in his honor.

Broughton served on the state Board of Agriculture in the 1890s and as a state senator in 1901-1902.

He was active in the Baptist church, and served as a trustee of Wake Forest College and of Meredith College.



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  • Created by: B. B. Roberts
  • Added: 10 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32107242
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Needham Bryant Broughton, Sr (14 Feb 1848–26 May 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32107242, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by B. B. Roberts (contributor 46949990) .