David Price

  Male      American      Politician

  Born : Aug 17, 1940  

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David Eugene Price (born August 17, 1940) is a professor and the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district, serving since 1997 and previously from 1987 to 1995. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes portions of, among other cities, Burlington, Fayetteville, Raleigh, Durham, and all of Chapel Hill.

Born in Erwin, Tennessee, Price attended Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, North Carolina when it was a junior college. He later transferred to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, after winning a scholarship, and became a member of The Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies. He earned a degree in 1961. Originally intent on becoming an engineer, Price continued his education at Yale University where he received a theology degree (1964) and a Ph.D. in political science (1969).

Price also served as executive director and then state chair for the North Carolina Democratic Party prior to being elected to Congress...

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