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James Reid Simpson, II

James Reid Simpson, II, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1979, United States District Court (western district) North Carolina 1979, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1980. Trustee Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, since 1985. Member American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Burke County Bar Association Lodges: Rotary.

Background

  • II, James Reid Simpson, was born on September 7, 1954 in Morganton, North Carolina, United States. Son of Daniel Reid and Mary Alice (Leonard) S.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Duke University, 1979.

    Career

    • Partner Simpson, Aycock, Beyer & Simpson P.A., Morganton, since 1979. Trustee Southmountain Inc., Marganton.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Carolina 1979, United States District Court (western district) North Carolina 1979, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1980.

    Politics

    All Christians should vote in accordance with biblical values rather than according to party lines, personalities, or candidate rhetoric.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God never intended nor desired for a single person to go to Hell. Sin caused a separation between God and man, and that Jesus’ death on the cross is the only bridge to cross from death to life. This bridge, however, is accessible by anyone at anytime.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

    Membership

    Trustee Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, since 1985. Member American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Burke County Bar Association Lodges: Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Lanning Gaskill, May 31, 1986.
    • father: Daniel Reid S.
    • mother: Mary Alice (Leonard) S.
    • spouse: Helen Lanning Gaskill
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    Born September 7, 1954
    (age 63)
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