Jim Hunt

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Jim Hunt
Jim Hunt official portrait.jpg
69th and 71st Governor of North Carolina
In office
January 9, 1993 – January 6, 2001
LieutenantDennis A. Wicker
Preceded byJames G. Martin
Succeeded byMike Easley
In office
January 8, 1977 – January 5, 1985
LieutenantJames C. Green
Preceded byJames Holshouser
Succeeded byJames G. Martin
27th Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina
In office
January 6, 1973 – January 8, 1977
GovernorJames Holshouser
Preceded byHoyt Patrick Taylor Jr.
Succeeded byJames C. Green
Personal details
Born
James Baxter Hunt Jr.

(1937-05-16) May 16, 1937 (age 83)
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Carolyn Hunt
Children4
EducationNorth Carolina State University (BS, MS)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (JD)

James Baxter "Jim" Hunt Jr. (born May 16, 1937) is a retired American politician who was the 69th and 71st Governor of North Carolina (1977–1985, and 1993–2001).

He is the longest-serving governor in the state's history. Hunt is tied for the fourth-longest gubernatorial tenure in post-Constitutional U.S. history at 5,838 days.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ostermeier, Eric (April 10, 2013). "The Top 50 Longest-Serving Governors of All Time". Smart Politics.