Terry Sanford

65th governor of North Carolina

James Terry Sanford (August 20, 1917 – April 18, 1998) was an American politician and educator. He was the United States senator of North Carolina. He served as senator from 1986 to 1993. He was a Democrat.

Sanford in 1992

Sanford ran for President of the United States in 1976, but lost the primary to Jimmy Carter.

Sanford died in Durham, North Carolina from esophageal cancer, aged 80.