Mike Easley

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Birthday
23, 1950
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
23, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

This Democratic Party politician served as Governor of North Carolina from 2001 until 2009. Previously, he had held office as North Carolina Attorney General.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in political science, he attended the North Carolina Central University School of Law.

Trivia

He was the second North Carolina governor of the Catholic faith (Thomas Burke, who held office during the late Eighteenth Century, was the first).

Family Life

His marriage to attorney and law professor Mary Pipines Easley resulted in a son named Michael Easley, Jr.

Associated With

His Lieutenant Governor, fellow Democrat Bev Perdue, became Governor of North Carolina after his term ended in 2009.