James G. Martin

70th governor of North Carolina

James Grubbs "Jim" Martin (born December 11, 1935) is an American politician. He served as the 70th Governor of the state of North Carolina. He served from 1985 to 1993. He was the second Republican elected to the office after Reconstruction, and the fifth overall. He is also the only Republican to serve two full terms as governor.[1]

James G. Martin
70th Governor of North Carolina
In office
January 5, 1985 – January 9, 1993
LieutenantRobert B. Jordan
James C. Gardner
Preceded byJim Hunt
Succeeded byJim Hunt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 9th district
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1985
Preceded byCharles R. Jonas
Succeeded byAlex McMillan
Personal details
Born (1935-12-11) December 11, 1935 (age 88)
Savannah, Georgia
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Dorothy Ann (McAulay) Martin
ResidenceCharlotte, North Carolina
Alma materDavidson College
Princeton University
ProfessionChemist, Professor

References change

  1. Poff, Jan-Michael, ed. (2000). Addresses and Public Papers of James Baxter Hunt Jr. Governor of North Carolina Vol. III 1993–1997. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. pp. 4–5. ISBN 0-86526-289-6.