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  Sanford, J. Terry
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NameJ. Terry Sanford
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Durham, North Carolina , United States
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Born August 20, 1917
DiedApril 18, 1998 (80 years)
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Jun 27, 2015 11:51pm
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InfoSanford, James Terry, born in Laurinburg, N.C., August 20, 1917; attended Presbyterian Junior College; graduated, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1939; graduated, University of North Carolina Law School 1946; special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation 1941-1942; parachute infantry, United States Army 1942-1945; North Carolina National Guard 1948-1960; assistant director, Institute of Government, University of North Carolina 1946-1948; lawyer in private practice 1948-1960, 1965-1969, 1985-1986; North Carolina State senator 1953-1955; Governor of North Carolina 1961-1965; president of Duke University 1969-1985; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate on November 4, 1986, for the unexpired term of John East ending January 3, 1987, and for the six-year term ending January 3, 1993, and served from November 5, 1986 to January 3, 1993; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1992; chairman, Select Committee on Ethics (1992); resumed the practice of law in North Carolina and Washington, D.C.; died in Durham, N.C. on April 18, 1998; interment in Duke University Chapel.


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"To Reinstate the American Revolution": Terry Sanford 1976 Presidential Announcement Address  Discuss
RACES
  11/03/1992 NC US Senate Lost 46.32% (-4.03%)
  11/04/1986 NC US Senate Won 51.76% (+3.52%)
  11/04/1986 NC US Senate Special Election Won 50.88% (+1.76%)
  05/06/1986 NC US Senate - D Primary Won 60.25% (+43.83%)
  02/01/1985 DNC Chair Lost 42.66% (-14.69%)
  07/01/1976 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.00% (-39.19%)
  07/13/1972 US President - D Convention Lost 2.59% (-54.78%)
  07/13/1972 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.10% (-58.97%)
  06/06/1972 US President - D Primaries Lost 2.07% (-23.70%)
  11/05/1968 NC US Senate Lost 0.00% (-60.55%)
  07/29/1968 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.04% (-73.97%)
  11/08/1960 NC Governor Won 54.45% (+8.98%)
  06/25/1960 NC Governor - D Runoff Won 56.07% (+12.14%)
  05/28/1960 NC Governor - D Primary Won 41.26% (+13.44%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
NC US President - D Primary - Mar 08, 1988 D Al Gore
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1988 D Al Gore
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 NPA Reject
NC Governor - D Primary - May 30, 1964 D L. Richardson Preyer