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Lawyer , Prosecutor , real estate , State's attorney

Robert Phillip Haire, Prosecutor (including United States attorney, state's attorney, attorney) ( law: pract. & administration)Civil litigation, stateProperty, real (including real estate development, water)Personal injury (including property damage)lawyer. Member North Carolina District Bar President's (chair 1993-1994).


Haire, Robert Phillip was born on May 1, 1936 in Caretta, West Virginia, United States. Son of Herman E. and Pauline (Jackson) Haire.


Children by previous marriage— Phillip, Scott, Anne, Tate. Bachelor, U. North Carolina, 1958, Juris Doctor, 1961.


Town attorney, Sylva, North Carolina, since 1969. Member District 52; North Carolina house representative, 1999—2002. Member District 119, since 2002.

Trustee Western Carolina University, since 1993. Member Western North Carolina Regional Economic Development Commission, 1994—1996. Assistant majority counsel United States Senate Select Committee Presidential Affairs, Washington, 1973.

Director First Union National Bank, Sylva, WNC Legal Services, Sylva. Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1972. Past lay leader First United Methodist Church, Sylva.

Board governors University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1981—1993. With Judge Advocate General Corps United States Air Force, 1962-1965.


  • Bar: North Carolina 1961, United States Court Military Appeals 1964, United States Supreme Court 1965, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1978.


Member of North Carolina District Bar President's (chair 1993-1994).


Married Constance Mullinnix Haire, May 28, 1983. Children from previous marriage: Phillip, Scott, Anne, Tate.

Herman E. Haire

Pauline (Jackson) Haire

Constance Mullinnix Haire