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Samuel Sylvanus McNinch (1867-1929)

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Bill Summerville

Born in Chester, South Carolina, Samuel S. McNinch was living in Charlotte by 1880 and eventually became President of the Charlotte Brick Company. He and his wife Julia McNinch resided at 507 North Church Street. The house now serves as a restaurant. McNinch served as Mayor of Charlotte from 1905 to 1907. Depending on the source, he was either 15 or 16 when this image was taken. This is a copy of a cabinet card. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

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Donated By: 
Ellen Davis
Image Collection Category: 
Hornet's Nest
Image Collection Format: 
Black and White