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                        Clarke CLARKE, James McClure, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Manchester, Vt., June 12, 1917; attended public schools of Manchester, Vt., and Buncombe County, N.C.; graduated from Asheville School, Asheville, N.C., 1935; A.B., Princeton University, 1939; served in the United States Navy, lieutenant, 1942-1945; dairy farmer and orchardist; chairman, Buncombe County Board of Education, 1969-1976; elected to the North Carolina house of representatives, 1977-1980; elected to the North Carolina senate, 1981-1982; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth Congress (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1985); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1984 to the Ninety-ninth Congress; elected to the One Hundredth and One Hundred First Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1991); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress; was a resident of Fairview, N.C., until his death there on April 13, 1999.

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Representative 01/01/1987 12/31/1990 11 House of Representatives D NC
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