BRITT, Charles Robin, (1942 - )


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BRITT, Charles Robin, a Representative from North Carolina; born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., June 29, 1942; educated in Asheville, N.C. schools; graduated, Enka High School, Asheville, N.C., 1959; B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1963; J.D.,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1973; LL.M., New York University, New York City, 1976; admitted to the North Carolina bar, 1973, and commenced practice in Greensboro; United States Naval Reserve, 1963-1984; chairman, Guilford County Democratic Party, 1979-1981; delegate, North Carolina State Democratic convention, 1980; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1980; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth Congress (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1985); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-ninth Congress; president and director, Project Uplift, Greensboro, N.C.; secretary, North Carolina State department of human resources, 1993 to 1997; staff for North Carolina Governor Jim Hunt, 1997-1998; unsuccessful candidate for Democratic nomination to the United States House of Representatives in 2002; is a resident of Greensboro, N.C.