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  Preyer, L. Richardson
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  1979-01-01  
 
NameL. Richardson Preyer
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Greensboro, North Carolina , United States
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Born January 11, 1919
DiedApril 03, 2001 (82 years)
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Infoborn in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., January 11, 1919; graduated from Woodberry Forest High School, Woodberry Forest, Va.; A.B., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., 1941; L.L.B., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1949; United States Navy, 1941-1946; city judge, 1953-1954; North Carolina state superior court judge, 1956-1961; United States District Court Judge, 1961-1963; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of North Carolina in 1964; senior vice president, trust officer, city executive of North Carolina National Bank, Greensboro, N.C., 1964-1966; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1981); chairman, Select Committee on Ethics (Ninety-fifth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-seventh Congress in 1980; was a resident of Greensboro, N.C. until his death on April 3, 2001, in Greensboro, N.C.; interment in Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, N.C.

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  11/04/1980 NC District 6 Lost 48.94% (-2.11%)
  05/06/1980 NC District 6 - D Primary Won 79.95% (+59.90%)
  11/07/1978 NC District 6 Won 68.40% (+36.80%)
  11/02/1976 NC District 06 Won 96.31% (+94.33%)
  11/05/1974 NC District 06 Won 63.66% (+27.72%)
  11/07/1972 NC District 6 Won 93.91% (+87.81%)
  11/03/1970 NC District 6 Won 65.98% (+37.29%)
  11/05/1968 NC District 6 Won 53.64% (+7.28%)
  06/27/1964 NC Governor - D Runoff Lost 37.95% (-24.10%)
  05/30/1964 NC Governor - D Primary Won 36.59% (+3.06%)
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