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A Look At Your Congressman...

Personal
Birthday: January 23, 1941
Resides in Brevard, NC
Spouse: Elizabeth
Children: Bryan, Owen, and Charles Robert

Education
Wake Forest University, B.A. 1963, J.D. 1966

Career
Tree farmer
NC House of Representatives, 1966-1972, Minority Leader, 1968-72
NC Senate, 1972-74, Minority Leader, 1972-74

Congress
U.S. House of Representatives, January 3, 1991 - Present

Committees
Committee on Appropriations
Subcommittee on Interior, Chairman
Subcommittee on Science, State, Justice and Commerce

Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy at West Point

Highlights:
*Sponsor of legislation to honor Ruth and Billy Graham with the Congressional Gold Medal
*The Senior's Coalition's Congressional Honor Roll
*Watchdogs of the Treasury's Golden Bulldog Award
*National Farmers Union's Outstanding Voting Achievement Award
*National Federation of Small Business' Guardian of Small Business Award
*Americans for Tax Reform's Friend of the Taxpayer Award