Patrick Lloyd "Pat" McCrory (born October 17, 1956) is the governor of North Carolina, serving since 2013. Prior to this, he served as a city council member of Charlotte, North Carolina from 1989-95, as mayor pro tem from 1993-95, and as mayor of Charlotte from 1995-2012.
As governor of North Carolina, McCrory helped pass much conservative legislation that improved the quality of life in the state.
McCrory was born on October 17, 1956 in Columbus, Ohio. He was raised in Jamestown, North Carolina. McCrory graduated from Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina in 1978 with a B.A. in political science and education. McCrory also earned a teaching certificate, which he used to student teach at North Rowan High School.
Early political career
North Carolina governor
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