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George G. ClevelandREPRepublican State Representative, District 14
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Years of Age
19
Years of Experience
NCResidence (state)

George Grant Cleveland (born May 9, 1939), is a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. He has represented the 14th District (including constituents in eastern Onslow County) since 2005. He is a 25-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps.He currently resides in Jacksonville, North Carolina, where he has lived for over 25 years. In 2012, Cleveland generated controversy when he stated that the state of North Carolina has "no one in the state of North Carolina living in extreme poverty" during a debate in the House regarding preschool funding. In a conflicting statement, the non-profit group Action for Children in North Carolina cited statistics claiming one in ten North Carolina children live in extreme poverty.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
University of Maryland, College Park
BS Mathematics Education
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Representative
North Carolina State House of Representatives
2004 - Current
Former Assistant Security Officer
Marine Security Guard Program, American Embassy in Mexico City
Former Drill Instructor
United States Marine Corps
Former Mathematics Teacher
Montgomery County Maryland Public Schools
Former Owner
AMSOIL Synthetic Lubricants
Former Part Time Assistant Security Officer
American Embassy, Italy
Former Teacher
Notre Dame International School
Served
United States Marine Corps
Other Experience1 - 24 of 24
Election Volunteer Coordinator
3rd District, National Rifle Association (NRA)
Current
Member
Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce
Current
Member
Executive Committee, North Carolina GOP
Current
Alternate Delegate
Republican National Convention
2000
Delegate
Republican National Convention
1996
First Vice President
Branch 208, Fleet Reserve Association
Former Precinct Chair
Brynn Marr
Member
Onslow County Republican Party
Member
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Member
American Legion
Member
AmVets
Member
National Council On Aging
Member
North Carolina Rifle and Pistol Association
Patron Member
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Former Chair
Homeland Security, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Wildlife Resources Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary III Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Appropriations, Information Technology, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Local Government Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary IV Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Education, K-12, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
State and Local Government Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Subcommittee on Appropriations, Transportation, North Carolina State House of Representatives