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Duncan McLauchlin (Lauch) FAIRCLOTH

(1928- )
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FAIRCLOTH, Duncan McLauchlin (Lauch), a Senator from North Carolina; born in Sampson County, N.C., January 14, 1928; attended Roseboro High School, Sampson County, N.C.; engaged in farming, commercial real estate, heavy construction and auto dealerships; chairman, North Carolina Highway Commission 1969-1972; secretary, North Carolina Department of Commerce 1977-1983; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1992, and served from January 3, 1993, to January 3, 1999; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1998.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present