William R. Purcell

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William Purcell
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Born (1931-02-12) February 12, 1931 (age 93)
Laurinburg, North Carolina
Political partyDemocratic

William Robert Purcell[1] (born February 12, 1931, in Laurinburg, North Carolina) is a Democratic politician.[2][3] He was a member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's twenty-fifth Senate district, including constituents in Anson, Richmond, Scotland and Stanly counties 1997–2013. Purcell served as a captain in the U.S. army medical corp in France from 1957 to 1959. Purcell then graduated from Davidson College and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and was a pediatrician. Purcell served on the Laurinburg, North Carolina, city council and was mayor.[4]


  1. ^ "North Carolina Manual". 2001.
  2. ^ "Senator William R. Purcell (Democrat, 2011-2012 Session)". North Carolina General Assembly. Archived from the original on January 26, 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
  3. ^ Purcell, John Edwin, b. 1884; Archibald Gilchrist Singletary; John Edwin Purcell; Angus Wilton McLean (1942). Lumber River Scots and their descendants: the McLeans, the Torreys, the Purcells, the McIntyres, the Gilchrists. Richmond: The William Byrd Press, Inc. p. 146. Retrieved 14 October 2022.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link) CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ Votesmart.org-William R. Purcell