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  Morgan, Robert Burren
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NameRobert Burren Morgan
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Lillington, North Carolina , United States
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Born October 05, 1925
Died Still Living (88 years)
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Feb 23, 2014 10:08pm
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Infoborn in Lillington, Harnett County, N.C., October 5, 1925; attended the Lillington public schools; attended East Carolina College 1942-1944; graduated from University of North Carolina 1945; received a law degree from East Carolina College in 1947; graduated from Wake Forest College School of Law, Winston-Salem, 1950; admitted to the North Carolina bar in 1950 and commenced practice in Lillington; following graduation from law school served four years as clerk of the superior court in Harnett County, N.C.; served in State senate 1955-1957, 1959-1961, 1963-1968, named president pro tempore 1965; served in United States Navy 1944-1946, recalled during Korean Conflict 1952-1955; remained in the Navy Reserve through 1971, lieutenant commander; served in United States Air Force Reserve 1971-1973, lieutenant colonel; attorney general of North Carolina 1969-1974; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1974 and served from January 3, 1975, to January 3, 1981; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1980; resumed the practice of law; is a resident of Buies Creek, N.C.


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  11/04/1980 NC US Senate Lost 49.38% (-0.58%)
  11/05/1974 NC US Senate Won 62.11% (+25.10%)
  05/07/1974 NC US Senate - D Primary Won 50.40% (+17.97%)
  11/07/1972 NC Attorney General Won 59.00% (+18.00%)
  11/05/1968 NC Attorney General Won 56.43% (+12.85%)
  05/04/1968 NC Attorney General - D Primary Won 59.47% (+18.93%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NC Governor - D Primary - May 08, 2012 D Bob Etheridge
NC US Senate - D Primary - May 04, 2010 D Elaine Marshall
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens