George Washington Pegram
1809 - 1884
This photograph is from an early history of Harnett County, North
caption under the photograph in the book reads: "Chairman of the Meeting Which Established Harnett County".
George W. Pegram was the father of William Howell Pegram for whom Pegram
Hall at Duke University was named and the grand-father of George Braxton Pegram, the
noted physicist who became Chairman of the Atomic Energy