Lunsford Richardson Preyer

Personal

Birthday: 
1/11/1919
Birthplace: 
Greensboro, NC
Date of Death: 
4/3/2001
Place of Death: 
Greensboro, NC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1941-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1949-1950
Private practice, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1951-1956
Judge, North Carolina Superior Court, 1956-1961
Candidate for governor, North Carolina, 1964
Senior vice president and trust officer, North Carolina National Bank, 1965-1968
U.S. representative from North Carolina, 1969-1981

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1941
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1949

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
Court Name: 

North Carolina Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/17/1962
Termination Date: 
10/9/1963
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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