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LANCASTER, H. Martin, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Patetown Community, March 24, 1943; attended public schools; A.B., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1965; United States Navy retired as Captain 1996; J.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1967; United States Navy, 1967-1970; United States Air Force Reserve, 1970-1983; United States Navy Reserve, 1983-1993; commenced the practice of law in Goldsboro in 1970; member of the North Carolina state house of representatives, 19781986; special advisor to President William J. Clinton, 1995; Assistant Secretary of the Army, 1996-1997; president, North Carolina Community College System, 1997- 2008; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress in 1994; Smith Anderson Law Firm, 2008-2013; the University Award (UNC) 2010; the North Carolina Award for Public Service, 2011; the UNC School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award, 2002; the Order of the British Empire, 2011.