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Helms, Jesse


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  • Instance Of

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  • Fuller Name

    • Jesse Alexander
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19211018
    • Death Date

        20080704
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Wake Forest College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1942
        • Affiliation End: 1945
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Navy
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1953
        • Affiliation End: 1960
        • Organization: (naf) North Carolina Bankers' Association
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19730103
        • Affiliation End: 20030103
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Birth Place

        Monroe, N.C.
    • Associated Locale

        Raleigh, N.C.
    • Associated Locale

        Washington, D.C.
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        television and radio
          politics
            legislature
          • Occupation

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        • Sources

          • found: His When free men shall stand, 1976.
          • found: NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Scott, H. Papers, 1941-1983(Helms, Jesse, 1921-)
          • found: Members of Congress: 1789-1982:p. 1068 (Helms, Jesse Alexander; Sen. from N.C.; b. 1921)
          • found: New York times WWW site, July 7, 2008(in obituary dated July 5: Jesse Helms; b. Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr., Oct. 18, 1921, Monroe, N.C.; d. early Friday [July 4, 2008], Raleigh, N.C., aged 86; former North Carolina senator with the courtly manner and mossy drawl who turned his hard-edged conservatism against civil rights, gay rights, foreign aid, and modern art)
          • found: Biog. dir. of the United States Congress, accessed Apr. 17, 2012(Helms, Jesse, Senator from North Carolina; b. Monroe, Union County, N.C., Oct. 18, 1921; educated in the public schools of Monroe, Wingate Junior College, and Wake Forest College; served in U.S. Navy 1942-1945; city editor, Raleigh Times; administrative assistant to United States Senators Willis Smith 1951-1953 and Alton Lennon 1953; executive director, North Carolina Bankers Association 1953-1960; member, Raleigh City Council 1957-1961; television and radio executive 1960-1972; elected as a Republican to U.S. Senate in 1972 and reelected in 1978, 1984, 1990 and again in 1996 and served from Jan. 3, 1973, to Jan. 3, 2003; not a candidate for reelection in 2002; chair, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry (Ninety-seventh to Ninety-ninth Congresses), Committee on Foreign Relations (One Hundred Fourth to One Hundred Sixth Congresses; One Hundred Seventh Congress [Jan. 3, 2001; Jan. 20, 2001-June 6, 2001]); resident of Raleigh, N.C until his death on July 4, 2008; interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.)
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          • 1983-03-18: new
          • 2014-09-13: revised
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