« AnteriorContinuar »
Tributes by Senators-Continued
Charlotte Observer, June 30, 1986....
Washington Times, July 1, 1986...
Winston-Salem Journal, July 1, 1986.
Winston-Salem Journal, July 2, 1986...
J. Malloy Owen III ..
Memorial Resolution from the State of Louisiana
Memorial tribute and prayers in Greenville, NC, by Rev.
Humphrey, Gordon J., of New Hampshire.
Article from the Conservative Digest, September 1986.....
Charlotte (NC) Observer, June 30, 1986....
Los Angeles (CA) Times, February 28, 1986.
Proceedings in the Senate-Continued
Washington (DC) Times, June 30, 1986
Trible, Paul S., Jr., of Virginia
Wallop, Malcolm, of Wyoming..
Warner, John W., of Virginia
Wilson, Pete, of California
Proceedings in the House:
Resolution of respect..
Tributes by Representatives:
Cobey, William W., Jr., of North Carolina
JOHN PORTER EAST, a Senator from North Carolina; born in Springfield, Illinois, May 5, 1931; attended the public schools; graduated from University High School, Normal, Illinois; B.A., Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, 1953; LL.B., University of Illinois, Urbana, 1959; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, 1962 and 1964; married to the former Priscilla Sherk, 1953; two daughters: Katherine Porter East and Martha East Vainright; one granddaughter; Jordan Vainright; served in the United States Marine Corps, lieutenant, 1953-1955; attorney; admitted to the Florida Bar in 1959 and commenced practice in Naples; professor, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, 1964-1980; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1968, 1976, 1980, and 1984; Republican candidate to the United States House of Representatives for the 1st Congressional District of North Carolina, 1966; Republican candidate for the office of secretary of state of North Carolina, 1968; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, November 4, 1980, for the six-year term beginning January 3, 1981; was a resident of Greenville, North Carolina until his death there on June 29, 1986; remains interred at Arlington National Cemetery.