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Hugh BlackwellREPRepublican State Representative, District 86
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NCResidence (state)

Hugh Allen Blackwell (born July 14, 1944) is an American politician in Burke County, North Carolina. Blackwell is a member in the North Carolina House of Representatives, District 86, which covers half of Burke County. A Harvard Law School graduate, Hugh Blackwell is a partner in a law practice based in Valdese. Blackwell is a board of trustees member for Western Piedmont Community College in Morganton. He also served as a member on the Burke County School Board before pursuing a political career in state government.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
AB Economics
Harvard Law School
JD
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Representative
North Carolina State House of Representatives
2009 - Current
Attorney
Mitchell, Blackwell, & Mitchell
1973 - Current
Former Adjunct Professor
Business Ethics and Business Law, Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory
Served
United States Army Reserves
Other Experience1 - 20 of 20
Member
Faith Community Church
Current
Trustee
Valdese General Hospital
Current
Former Member
Burke County Advisory Board, BB&T
Former Member
Burke County Board of Education
Former President
Valdese Swim Team
Former Vice President
Burke County Chamber of Commerce
Legal Counsel
Hospice of Burke County
Member
Board of Trustees, Western Piedmont Community College
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Appropriations, Education, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Chair
Judiciary IV Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Regulatory Reform Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Mental Health, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Energy and Public Utilities Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Appropriations, Information Technology, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Appropriations, Health and Human Services, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Legislative Task Force on Education Finance Reform, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil Matters, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Appropriations, Transportation, North Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Appropriations Committee, North Carolina State House of Representatives