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  Butterfield, George Kenneth "G. K."
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AffiliationDemocratic  
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NameGeorge Kenneth "G. K." Butterfield
Address
Wilson, North Carolina , United States
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Website [Link]
Born April 27, 1947
Died Still Living (66 years)
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifiedPaul
Oct 25, 2013 04:20pm
Tags Black - Caucasian - Divorced - Baptist -
InfoFrom 1975-1988, Butterfield practiced law in Wilson and Pitt Counties as partner with Milton F. Fitch, Jr.(currently Superior Court Judge), and at various times, Quentin T. Sumner (currently Superior Court Judge) and James A. Wynn, Jr. (former Supreme Court Justice and now Court of Appeals Judge). As a lawyer, he represented countless citizens of eastern North Carolina.

In 1988, G. K. Butterfield was elected as Resident Superior Court Judge for District 7B (Wilson and Edgecombe Counties) and presided over Superior Court in nearly half of the counties of North Carolina before Governor Michael F. Easley appointed him to the Supreme Court of North Carolina in February 2001.

Butterfield served as President of the North Carolina Association of Black Lawyers from 1981-1984. He has also served on the Employment and Training Council of North Carolina and was Chairman of the Board of Directors for Wilson Opportunities Industrialization Center. In 1970, Butterfield represented North Carolina at the White House Conference on Children and Youth, which was responsible for changing public policy with respect to the nation's children. He is a life-long member of Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church where he has served as trustee for many years.

Charles H. Darden High School in Wilson, North Carolina -Diploma
North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC -Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology

North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, NC - Juris Doctorate


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INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  05/06/2014 NC District 01 - D Primary ???
  11/06/2012 NC District 01 Won 75.32% (+52.46%)
  05/08/2012 NC District 01- D Primary Won 81.13% (+62.26%)
  11/02/2010 NC - District 01 Won 59.31% (+18.62%)
  05/04/2010 NC District 1 - D Primary Won 72.93% (+45.86%)
  11/04/2008 NC District 1 Won 70.28% (+40.57%)
  05/06/2008 NC District 1 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 NC District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 NC District 1 Won 63.98% (+27.96%)
  07/20/2004 NC District 1 - D Primary Won 71.45% (+58.93%)
  07/20/2004 NC District 1 - Special Election Won 71.15% (+44.06%)
  06/14/2004 NC District 1 - D Nomination Won 92.41% (+84.82%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CA - District 31 - Open Primary - Jun 03, 2014 D Joe Baca
NC Governor - D Primary - May 08, 2012 D Bob Etheridge
IL - District 11 - D Primary - Mar 20, 2012 D Juan R. Thomas
NC US Senate - D Primary - May 04, 2010 D Kenneth Lewis
NC US President - D Primary - May 06, 2008 D Barack Obama
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
FEC COMMITTEES
C00401190 Butterfield for Congress $ 238368.30