Ask and Answer for Jan. 31

January 31, 2011 

This week's question: Who is the only Beaufort mayor to die in office?

From last week

Question: Until the 1944 invasion of Normandy, what was generally regarded as the largest U.S. naval invasion in the country's history?

Answer: The 1861 Civil War invasion of Beaufort County was generally regarded as the largest U.S. naval invasion in the country's history until the 1944 landing at Normandy.

First to answer correctly: Henry King

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