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  Broyhill, James T.
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NameJames T. Broyhill
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Lenoir, North Carolina , United States
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Born August 19, 1927
Died Still Living (87 years)
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InfoBROYHILL, James Thomas, a Representative and a Senator from North Carolina; born in Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C., August 19, 1927; attended the public schools of Lenoir; graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1950; employed with the Broyhill Furniture Factories of Lenoir in a number of executive capacities 1945-1962; member of the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Recreation Commission of Lenoir

US House (R-NC) 1963-1986 (resigned)

US Senate (R-NC) 1986; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Senate in 1986

Chairman, Board of Economic Development for North Carolina 1987-1989; secretary, North Carolina Department of Commerce 1989-1991; served nine years as a member of the board of trustees, and seven years on the board of the Appalachian State Foundation of Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C.; co-chairman, North Carolina Welfare to Work Business Council 1998-2000; served twelve years as member of the Economic Development Committee of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce, six years as chairman; is a resident of Winston-Salem, N.C.

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  11/04/1986 NC US Senate Lost 48.24% (-3.52%)
  11/04/1986 NC US Senate Special Election Lost 49.12% (-1.76%)
  07/03/1986 NC US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/06/1986 NC US Senate - R Primary Won 66.52% (+36.21%)
  11/06/1984 NC District 10 Won 73.36% (+46.73%)
  11/02/1982 NC District 10 Won 92.17% (+84.89%)
  11/04/1980 NC District 10 Won 69.70% (+39.41%)
  11/07/1978 NC District 10 Won 99.53% (+99.26%)
  11/02/1976 NC District 10 Won 59.78% (+19.57%)
  11/05/1974 NC District 10 Won 54.39% (+8.80%)
  11/07/1972 NC District 10 Won 72.55% (+45.09%)
  11/03/1970 NC District 10 Won 57.06% (+14.12%)
  11/05/1968 NC District 10 Won 54.85% (+9.69%)
  11/08/1966 NC District 9 Won 63.34% (+26.67%)
  11/03/1964 NC District 9 Won 55.18% (+10.37%)
  11/06/1962 NC District 9 Won 50.48% (+0.95%)
  05/26/1962 NC - District 09 - R Primary Won 85.23% (+70.45%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NC District 5 - R Primary - Jul 20, 2004 R J. Edgar "Ed" Broyhill
NC US President - R Primary - Mar 08, 1988 R George H. W. Bush
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia