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Biography of Natt T. Wagner

Natt T. Wagner manager of the bond department of the First National Bank of St. Louis was born in Asheville, North Carolina, June 12, 1883. His father, J. A. Wagner, is a native of Tennessee, while the latter’s father was a native of Virginia. J. A. Wagner became an architect, devoting his active life to the profession, but is now living retired in Asheville, North Carolina. He has been very prominent in community affairs and during the Civil war served as a captain in the Federal army. He married Emma Brown, who was born in Greene county, Tennessee, and has passed away. Natt T. Wagner is one of a family of nine children, all of whom have attained adult age and are living. He was a pupil in the public schools of Asheville, North Carolina, and in the Davidson College at Davidson, North Carolina, from which he was graduated in 1904 with the Bachelor of Science degree. He then entered the government service, being connected with the allotment of Indian lands in the Indian territory for two years. He then turned his attention to the contracting and bond business in Oklahoma and was thus engaged to the time when he assisted in the organization of a bank at Wichita Falls, Kansas, known as the National Bank of Commerce, of which he became the assistant cashier. He afterward engaged in...

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Louis E. Johnston

Corpl. Machine Gun Co., 120th Inf.; son of J. A. Johnston, of Davidson, N.C. Enlisted in N.C. N. G. at Charlotte, N.C., June 23, 1916. Served on the Mexican border with the guard. In the 30th Div., was with Co. M, 120th Inf., and before reaching France, transferred to Machine Gun Co., 120th Inf., serving with it until date of discharge, April 17, 1919. Saw service in the “Canal Sector,” Belgium, Ypres, Lys offensives, Somme offensive. Called to Washington, D. C., to receive the British Military Medal from the Prince of Wales, American Distinguished Service Cross from Gen’l. Pershing and was mentioned in G. O. No. 2, Hdgrs., 30th Div., Jan. 10, 1919, for Valor, Official Citation as follows: Corporal Louis E. Johnston, Machine Gun Co., 120th Inf., 30th Div., A. E. F., attached to the 2nd Platoon at the advance from St. Martine Rivere to Mazinghein. This platoon was during the nights of 18-19, October, 1918, advancing with the attacking battalion and became separated from it. After repeated attempts to locate the battalion had failed, Corporal Johnston volunteered for the search; accordingly he was sent forward, although he was unacquainted with the country and although he had to proceed along the country roads heavily shelled and under terrific enemy machine gun fire, using his gas mask practically all the way, this soldier continued in his search until he...

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John C. Brewer

Mechanic, Artillery, Co. A, Div. No. 81, 318th Field Artillery; son of R. L. and Ada Brewer, of Davidson, N.C. Entered service May 3, 1917, at Lexington, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson. To Liverpool, England, Aug. 20, 1918. Landed in the United States June 3, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 20,...

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