Huckabee-Organization, North Carolina
revised March 15, 2008
HUCKABEE FOR PRESIDENT
Former U.S. Rep. Bill Cobey
(announced Oct. 17, 2007)
Resident of Chapel Hill. Sought the Republican nomination for Governor
of North Carolina in 2004. Chairman of the North Carolina state Republican
Party, 1999-2003. Secretary, North Carolina Department of Environment,
Health, and Natural Resources, 1989-93. Deputy secretary, North Carolina
department of transportation, 1987-89. Elected to represent the fourth
district of North Carolina in the U.S. Congress in 1984; defeated in re-election
bid in 1986. Unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Congress in 1982.
Republican nominee for Lt. Governor of North Carolina in 1980. Director
of athletics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1976-80,
assistant athletic director, 1971-76, academic counselor and assistant
athletic business manager 1968-71, physical education instructor 1967-68.
M.Ed. in health and physical education from the University of Pittsburgh
in 1968. M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
in 1964. Graduated from Emory University in 1962; served as chairman
of College Republicans.
Attorney at Wishart Norris Henninger
& Pittman, PA. Previously worked as an associate at Morris, Manning
& Martin LLP and at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.
J.D. from Duke University School of Law, 2001. B.A. in political
science and history from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.