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  • ID: I482624
  • Name: Jesse Alexander HELMS , Jr.
  • RELA: 19th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 18 OCT 1921 in Monroe, Union Co., NC
  • Event: Military service BET 1942 AND 1945 U.S. Navy
  • Event: Elected United States Senator from North Carolina BET 3 JAN 1973 AND 3 JAN 2003
  • Death: 4 JUL 2008 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC
  • Title: Sen.
  • Event: Pic Sen. Jesse Helms
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Event: Video
  • Note:
    HELMS, Jesse, a Senator from North Carolina; born in Monroe, Union County, N.C., October 18, 1921; educated in the public schools of Monroe, Wingate Junior College, and Wake Forest College; served in the United States Navy 1942-1945; city editor, Raleigh Times; administrative assistant to United States Senators Willis Smith 1951-1953 and Alton Lennon 1953; executive director, North Carolina Bankers Association 1953-1960; member, Raleigh City Council 1957-1961; television and radio executive 1960-1972; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1972 and reelected in 1978, 1984, 1990 and again in 1996 and served from January 3, 1973, to January 3, 2003; not a candidate for reelection in 2002; chair, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry (Ninety-seventh to Ninety-ninth Congresses), Committee on Foreign Relations (One Hundred Fourth to One Hundred Sixth Congresses; One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 3, 2001; January 20, 2001-June 6, 2001]); was a resident of Raleigh, North Carolina, until his death on July 4, 2008; interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, North Carolina.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Jesse Alexander HELMS b: 19 JUN 1893 in Union Co., NC
    Mother: Ethel Mae HELMS b: 17 AUG 1896 in Union Co., NC

    Marriage 1 Dorothy Jane COBLE
    • Married: 31 OCT 1942
    1. Has No Children Living HELMS
    2. Has No Children Living HELMS
    3. Has No Children Living HELMS
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