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Saxapahaw in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

B. Everett Jordan

1896 - 1974

 
 
B. Everett Jordan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, May 1, 2010
1. B. Everett Jordan Marker
Inscription. United States Senator, 1958 - 1973, and textile executive. Home stands one mile northeast.
 
Erected 1976 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G 95.)
 
Location. 35° 56.154′ N, 79° 20.006′ W. Marker is in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 87 and Church Road, on the left when traveling south on State Highway 87. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saxapahaw NC 27340, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saxapahaw (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Lindley's Mill Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Ernest Peter Dixon (approx. 2.3 miles away); Spring Friends Meeting (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lindley's Mill (approx. 2.5 miles away); Uncle Eli's Quilting Party (approx. 2.7 miles away); September 13, 1781 (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Battle of Lindley's Mill (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
Regarding B. Everett Jordan. Benjamin Everett Jordan was born September 8, 1896 in Randolph County, NC. He served in the United States Army in World War I. His uncle purchased a mill in Saxapahaw, renamed it Sellers
B. Everett Jordan Marker at Intersection image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, May 1, 2010
2. B. Everett Jordan Marker at Intersection
Manufacturing Company, and Jordan ran the mill in the 1920s. Jordan later purchased the mill, which ran successfully for many years, and was passed down to his sons.

B. Everett Jordan was a Democrat, and held the office of United States Senator, 1958 to 1973.

He died March 15, 1974 in Saxapahaw and is buried at Pine Hill Cemetery in Burlington, Alamance County, NC.
 
Also see . . .  B. Everett Jordan biography from the U.S. Congress website. (Submitted on May 1, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..)
 
Additional keywords. Sellers Mill, cotton mills, Graham, Burlington,
 
Categories. 20th CenturyIndustry & CommerceNotable PersonsPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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