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Thomas C Parramore

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Occupation  Professor, historian
Name  Thomas Parramore
Subject  North Carolina

Genre  History
Nationality  USA
Role  Author
Alma mater  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Spouse  Barbara Mitchell Parramore
Died  January 13, 2004, Wake County, North Carolina, United States
Education  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Books  Triumph at Kitty Hawk, Southampton County, Virginia

Dr. Thomas Custis Parramore (1932-2004) was a Professor Emeritus of History at Meredith College, retiring in 1992 as well as a prominent author on the subject of North Carolina history and the recipient of numerous historical association awards. He was elected as member of the North Carolinana Society recognizing his "adjudged performance" in support of North Carolina's historical, literature, and culture.



A native of Winton, North Carolina, and a graduate of Ahoskie High School. Parramore held 3 degrees: a bachelor's, a master's and a doctoral degree in English history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


He taught history at Meredith College for 30 years and retired from teaching in 1992.


  • James Harvey Robinson Award from the American Historical Association
  • Special Book Award from the Society of North Carolina Historians
  • Pauline Davis Perry Award for Excellence in Research and Writing at Meredith College
  • Meredith College Distinguished Faculty Lecture, 1977
  • Publications

    Parramore wrote extensively on the history of North Carolina and surrounding area. His publications include:


    Thomas C. Parramore Wikipedia

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