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Kitchens, Neal R.

Identifier: MSS 80-55

Content Description

Neal R. Kitchens (1910 - 1970) was a sheriff of Clay County, NC. He was appointed sheriff while a deputy and was elected to the office in 1942. He served until 1946 and was elected again in 1954. He also owned the Kitchens Lumber Company and the K-Bar Ranch in Hayesville, NC. He also was a member of several public service clubs. The collection contains a biography and obituary on Kitchens, and an editorial praising his dedication to his job and community, information on his lumber company and ranch, and memorabilia.

Acquisition Type



Mrs. Mabel Kitchens. Brought to Special Collections by Dr. Iobst.

Restrictions Apply



  • 1962 - 1970


.25 Linear Feet