Terry Sanford

1917 - 1998

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James Terry Sanford (August 20, 1917 – April 18, 1998) was an American lawyer and politician from North Carolina. A member of the Democratic Party, Sanford was the 65th Governor of North Carolina (1961–1965), a two-time U.S. Presidential candidate in the 1970s and a U.S. Senator (1986–1993). Sanford was a strong proponent of public education and introduced a number of reforms and new programs in North Carolina's schools and institutions of higher education as the state's governor, increasing funding for education and establishing the North Carolina Fund. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Terry Sanford has received more than 254,811 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Terry Sanford is the 15,201st most popular politician, the 13,017th most popular biography from United States and the 1,010th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Terry Sanford ranks 15,201 out of 15,710Before him are Mary Fallin, Margaret Alva, Ann Widdecombe, Gesine Lötzsch, Mark Todd, and Judd Gregg. After him are Doris Matsui, Bill Kristol, Russ Feingold, Eddie Baza Calvo, Daniel Fridman, and Kevin McCarthy.

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Among people born in 1917, Terry Sanford ranks 267Before him are Irving Kaplansky, Virginia Field, Bill Clements, Adele Jergens, Cahal Daly, and Googie Withers.  Among people deceased in 1998, Terry Sanford ranks 253Before him are Eddie Rabbitt, Matthew Shepard, Tony Shelly, Keith Newton, Lawton Chiles, and Dane Clark. After him is Peter Sillett.

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Among people born in United States, Terry Sanford ranks 13,017 out of 15,968Before him are B.o.B. (1988), Tejay van Garderen (1988), William Goldsmith (1972), Chris Terrio (1976), Mark C. Lee (1952), and Judd Gregg (1947). After him are Becca Tobin (1986), Diego Corrales (1977), Doris Matsui (1944), George Stults (1975), Bill Kristol (1952), and Anthony Doerr (1973).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Terry Sanford ranks 1,010Before him are Brian Kemp (1963), Steve Bullock (1966), Norm Coleman (1949), Rob Portman (1955), Mary Fallin (1954), and Judd Gregg (1947). After him are Doris Matsui (1944), Bill Kristol (1952), Russ Feingold (1953), Kevin McCarthy (1965), Maggie Hassan (1958), and Joe Crowley (1962).