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Charles Robin Britt

Born: Jun 29, 1942

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Charles Robin Britt

Date of Birth : Jun 29, 1942
Birth Place : United States of America

Charles Robin Britt is a former Member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina's 6th congressional district. A Democrat, he served one term from 1983 to 1985. Britt grew up in Asheville, North Carolina and graduated from Enka High School in 1959. He received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1963 and a Juris Doctor from the same institution as well as an LL.M. degree from New York University in 1976. He was admitted to the North Carolina bar in 1973 and commenced practice in Greensboro. From 1963 until 1984, he was a member of the United States Naval Reserve. Britt was a delegate to the North Carolina State Democratic convention in 1980. In 1982, he was elected to Congress from a Greensboro-based district, defeating one-term Republican Eugene Johnston. He was narrowly defeated for reelection in 1984 by State Representative Howard Coble, largely due to Ronald Reagan's gigantic landslide victory that year; Reagan carried the district by a nearly 2-to-1 margin. Britt sought a rematch against Coble in 1986, and lost by only 79 votes—by far the closest margin in any congressional election that year.


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