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Terry Sanford

Terry SanfordAKA James Terry Sanford

Born: 20-Aug-1917
Birthplace: Laurinburg, NC
Died: 18-Apr-1998
Location of death: Durham, NC
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Duke University Chapel, Durham, NC

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor and Senator from North Carolina

Military service: US Army (1942-45, parachute infantry); NC National Guard 1948-60

Wife: Margaret Rose Knight

    University: Presbyterian Junior College
    University: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1939)
    Law School: University of North Carolina Law School (1946)
    Administrator: President, Duke University (1969-85)

    US Senator, North Carolina (5-Nov-1986 to 3-Jan-1993)
    Governor of North Carolina (1961-65)
    North Carolina State Senate (1953-55)
    FBI employee 1941-42
    Center for National Policy Founder
    Urban League Trustee
    American Legion

Author of books:
But What About the People? (1966, nonfiction)
Storm Over the States (1967, nonfiction)
A Danger of Democracy: The Presidential Nominating Process (1984, nonfiction)

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