James Holshouser

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James Holshouser
Holshouser's official portrait as Governor
68th Governor of North Carolina
In office
January 5, 1973 – January 8, 1977
Lieutenant Jim Hunt
Preceded by Robert W. Scott
Succeeded by Jim Hunt
Personal details
Born James Eubert Holshouser, Jr.
October 8, 1934(1934-10-08)
Boone, North Carolina
Died June 17, 2013(2013-06-17) (aged 78)
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Patricia Ann Hollingsworth
Alma mater Davidson College

James Eubert Holshouser, Jr. (October 8, 1934 – June 17, 2013) was the Governor of the state of North Carolina from 1973 to 1977 for the Republican.

Holshouser was born on October 8, 1934 in Boone, North Carolina. He studied at Davidson College. Holshouser was married to Patricia Ann Hollingsworth until his death in 2013. They had no children. Holshouser died on June 17, 2013 in Pinehurst, North Carolina from heart failure, aged 78.[1]

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