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Garland Pierce's Biography

Office: State House (NC) - District 48, Democratic Minority Whip

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State House (NC) - District 48

Contact Information

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21981 Buie Street
Wagram, NC 28396

Office

North Carolina House of Representatives
16 West Jones Street, Room 1204
Raleigh, NC 27601-1096

21981 Buie Street
Wagram, NC 28396

Full Name:

Garland Edward Pierce

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Barbara; 2 Children: James, Nicole

Birth Date:

07/09/1953

Birth Place:

Fayetteville, NC

Home City:

Wagram, NC

Religion:

Baptist

BS, Fayetteville State University

Graduated, Shaw University

Representative, North Carolina State House, District 48, 2004-present

Candidate, North Carolina State House of Representatives, District 48, 2020

Minority Whip, North Carolina State House of Representatives, 2017-present

Former Member, Banking Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Children, Youth, and Families Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans' Affairs Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Homelessness, Foster Care, and Dependency Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Redistricting Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Subcommittee on Appropriations, Agriculture and Natural and Economic Resources, North Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Appropriations, General Government, North Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Business and Labor, North Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Mental Health

Pastor, Bright Hopewell Baptist Church, present

Employee, United Parcel Service (UPS), retired

Former Employee, Veterans Administration Hospital

Served, United States Army, 1971-1974

Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, present

Member, Fayetteville State University Alumni Association, present

Volunteer, Hospice of Scotland County, present

Committee Member, No Child Left Behind-Closing the Achievement Gap, present

Member, Scotland County HIV/AIDS Coalition, present

Member, Scotland County Ministerial Alliance, present

Member, Scotland County NAACP, present

Member, Shaw University Alumni Association, present

Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #181 of Scotland County, present

Former Vice President, NAACP

Member, Savannah Lodge #407

Awards:

North Carolina Governor's Award for Outstanding Community Service
Jefferson Award for Outstanding Community Service
North Carolina State National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Minister of the Year, 2000
Scotland County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Humanitarian Award
United Parcel Service Award for Outstanding Community Service
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
Minister of the Year Award
Eagle Award, 2005, Hawkeye Indian Cultural Center
Martin Luther King, Jr. Presidential Award, 2005, GBSC of North Carolina, Incorporated
Fayetteville State University Chancellor's Medallion Award, 2007
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People North Carolina Branch President of the Year, 2009

Names of Grandchildren:

Danny

Number of Grandchildren:

1

Spouse's Occupation:

Administrative Services Employee, Scotland Correctional Institution

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