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State lieutenant governor

Robert Byrd Jordan, III, American former state lieutenant governor.

Background

III, Robert Byrd Jordan, was born on October 11, 1932 in Mount Gilead, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Byrd Junior and Irene (Pritchett) J.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Forestry, North Carolina State University, 1954.

Career

Engaged in lumber business. Member North Carolina Senate, Raleigh, 1976-1984. Lieutenant governor State of North Carolina, 1985-1989.

Membership

Active United Methodist Church, Mount Gilead, North Carolina, 1970-1972. Member Bishop's Committee Higher Education, 1974. Served as 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1955-1956.

Member National Association Indiana Lumbermen (board directors), Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association (past president), North Carolina Forestry Foundation (board directors) Lodges: Masons, Lions.

Connections

Married Sarah Cole, June 21, 1958. Children– Betsy Lynn, Robert Byrd, Janie Cole.

father:
Robert Byrd J. Junior

mother:
Irene (Pritchett) J.

spouse:
Sarah Cole

children:
Betsy Lynn III

Robert Byrd III

Janie Cole III