GARDNER, James Carson, (1933 - )

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

GARDNER, James Carson, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Rocky Mount, Nash County, N.C., April 8, 1933; educated in the public schools of Rocky Mount, and North Carolina State University at Raleigh, N.C.; served in the United States Army, 1953-1955; co-founder and executive vice president of Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc., Rocky Mount, N.C., 1962-1967; chairman, North Carolina Republican Party, 1965-1966; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth Congress (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1969); was not a candidate for reelection in 1968, but was an unsuccessful candidate for governor of North Carolina; president, Gardner Foods, Inc., Rocky Mount; is a resident of Rocky Mount, N.C.