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  Spaight Jr., Richard D.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameRichard D. Spaight Jr.
Address Craven County
New Bern, North Carolina , United States
EmailNone
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Born 00, 1796
DiedNovember 17, 1850 (54 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedChronicler
Apr 24, 2020 06:30pm
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InfoSPAIGHT, Richard Dobbs, Jr., (son of Richard Dobbs Spaight), a Representative from North Carolina; born in New Bern, N.C., in 1796; attended the New Bern Academy and was graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1815; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced practice in New Bern; member of the state house of commons November 15, 1819-December 25, 1819

US Representative (DR-NC) 1823-1825; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1825

NC Senate in 1820-1822, 1825-1835

Governor (D-NC) 1835-1836; defeated for re-election in the first popular election for Governor in NC

Delegate to the Democratic State convention in 1835; engaged in agricultural pursuits; died in New Bern, N.C., November 17, 1850; interment in the family sepulcher at “Clermont,” near New Bern, N.C.

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FAMILY
Father Richard D. Spaight 1758-1802
Sister Margaret Spaight Donnell 0000-
Nephew Richard S. Donnell 1820-1867

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RACES
  08/02/1838 NC Governor Lost 0.07% (-64.08%)
  08/04/1836 NC Governor Lost 46.42% (-7.14%)
  11/23/1835 NC Governor Won 53.09% (+8.76%)
  08/13/1835 NC St Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/14/1834 NC Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/08/1833 NC Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/01/1832 NC Governor Lost 25.50% (-2.55%)
  08/10/1832 NC Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/12/1831 NC Governor Lost 43.68% (-7.89%)
  08/11/1831 NC Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/17/1830 NC Governor Lost 24.32% (-6.01%)
  08/12/1830 NC Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/13/1829 NC Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/06/1828 NC Governor Lost 33.21% (-1.44%)
  08/14/1828 NC St Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  12/05/1827 NC Governor Lost 35.50% (-9.52%)
  08/09/1827 NC St Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/14/1826 NC Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/12/1825 NC Senate - Craven County - Special Election Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/11/1825 NC District 04 Lost 49.02% (-1.97%)
  08/14/1823 NC District 04 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/09/1822 NC Senate - Craven County Won 54.20% (+8.39%)
  08/09/1821 NC Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/10/1820 NC Senate - Craven County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/09/1818 NC House - New Bern Town Lost 41.86% (-16.28%)
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