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Paul Luebke
Paul Luebke
(January 18, 1946 – October 29, 2016) was a Democratic member of the North Carolina
North Carolina
General Assembly, representing the 30th House District, which includes constituents in Durham County. A professor of Sociology
Sociology
at the University of North Carolina
North Carolina
at Greensboro, Luebke served eleven[1] consecutive two-year term in the state House of Representatives.

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1 Childhood and education 2 Career 3 Books 4 References 5 External links

Childhood and education[edit] Paul Luebke
Paul Luebke
was born on January 18, 1946,[2] in Chicago, Illinois, to Paul and Eunice Luebke. His father was a teacher and education administrator and his mother was a homemaker.[citation needed] Luebke spent his childhood living in Chicago, Detroit
Detroit
and St. Louis. During his high school years he moved to Ankara, Turkey, where his father worked as an education advisor to the Turkish government for the U.S. Foreign Aid Program. While living in Turkey
Turkey
he studied at Privatschule der deutschen Botschaft, a German embassy school in Ankara, from 1959 until 1962. After high school, Luebke attended Robert College
Robert College
in Istanbul, Turkey.[3] In 1966 he earned a bachelor of arts in government from Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University
in Indiana. He earned a doctorate in political sociology from Columbia University
Columbia University
in 1975.[4][5] After graduate school he moved to the Durham area.[2] Career[edit] Paul Luebke
Paul Luebke
taught sociology at Tougaloo College, a historically black college in Jackson, Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi
from 1971 to 1975. He taught sociology at University of North Carolina
North Carolina
at Chapel Hill from 1975 to 1976. Luebke began teaching sociology at UNC Greensboro in 1976 and was awarded tenure in 1982. He was a member of the sociology faculty at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, specializing in political sociology.[6] He served on the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority from 1987 until 1991. He served as a board member of the North Carolina
North Carolina
Consumers Council as a consumer rights advocate. He was elected to the state House of Representatives in Durham's District 23, which then had three members, in 1990 and took up his position in 1991.[2] As of February 2011 Luebke represented District 30[2] and was a member of the following committees:[7]

Agriculture Education Finance Government Public utilities Rules, calendar and operations of the House

He was a chairman of the Finance committee and of the select committee on Municipal Annexation,[8] as well as vice-chairman of the Election Law, Campaign Finance Reform and Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House committees. He was also a member of the Energy and Energy Efficiency committee and the Environmental and Natural Resources committee. He thought of himself as a "Progressive Democrat" and said that "I am especially proud that, during the 1990s, I led the bipartisan effort to eliminate the state sales tax on groceries; and that, in 2009, I was a primary House sponsor of the Racial Justice Act."[2] Luebke died of lymphoma on October 29, 2016 at the age of 70, while still in office.[9] Books[edit] Luebke wrote of two books about North Carolina
North Carolina
politics: Tar Heel Politics: Myths and Realities (1990)[10] and Tar Heel Politics 2000 (1998).[11] References[edit]

^ House Principal Clerk's Office (2011-01-07). "House of Representatives Terms served in General Assembly, House and Senate including 2011". North Carolina
North Carolina
General Assembly. Retrieved 2011-02-10.  ^ a b c d e "Candidate questionnaires: Paul Luebke". Independent Weekly. Durham, NC. 2010-09-22. Retrieved 2011-02-10.  ^ "Board Selects Heads Of Publications, WVUR". The Torch. Apr 21, 1964. Retrieved Nov 8, 2016.  ^ "Rep. Paul Luebke
Paul Luebke
(D-NC 30th District)". Congress.org. Retrieved 2011-02-10.  ^ "Alumni authors". Valparaiso University. Retrieved 2011-02-10.  ^ "Faculty and publications". The University of North Carolina
North Carolina
at Greensboro. Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2011-02-10.  ^ "Committee Assignments". Retrieved 2011-02-10.  ^ "Annexation public hearing moved to larger room". SalisburyPost.com. Post Publishing Co. 2008-04-03. Retrieved 2011-02-10.  ^ "Long-serving Durham legislator Paul Luebke
Paul Luebke
dies at 70". The News & Observer. Oct 30, 2016. Retrieved Oct 30, 2016.  ^ Luebke, Paul (1990). Tar Heel Politics: Myths and Realities. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Univ of North Carolina
North Carolina
Press. ISBN 9780807818848.  ^ Luebke, Paul (1998). Tar Heel Politics 2000. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Univ of North Carolina
North Carolina
Press. ISBN 9780807847565. 

External links[edit]

NC General Assembly, " North Carolina General Assembly
North Carolina General Assembly
- Representative Paul Luebke". ncleg.net. Retrieved on 2011-02-10

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Members of the North Carolina
North Carolina
House of Representatives

Speaker of the House: Tim Moore (R) Speaker pro Tempore: Sarah Stevens (R) Majority Leader: John R. Bell IV
John R. Bell IV
(R) Minority Leader: Darren Jackson (D)

   Bob Steinburg
Bob Steinburg
(R)    Larry Yarborough
Larry Yarborough
(R)    Michael Speciale
Michael Speciale
(R)    Jimmy Dixon (R)    Howard J. Hunter III (D)    Beverly G. Boswell (R)    Bobbie Richardson
Bobbie Richardson
(D)    Susan Martin (R)    Brian Brown (R)    John R. Bell IV
John R. Bell IV
(R)    Duane Hall
Duane Hall
(D)    George Graham (D)    Pat McElraft
Pat McElraft
(R)    George Cleveland (R)    Phil Shepard
Phil Shepard
(R)    Chris Millis (R)    Frank Iler
Frank Iler
(R)    Susi Hamilton
Susi Hamilton
(D)    Ted Davis Jr.
Ted Davis Jr.
(R)    Rick Catlin (R)    Larry Bell (D)    William Brisson
William Brisson
(R)    Shelly Willingham
Shelly Willingham
(D)    Jean Farmer-Butterfield
Jean Farmer-Butterfield
(D)    Jeff Collins (R)    N. Leo Daughtry
N. Leo Daughtry
(R)    Michael H. Wray
Michael H. Wray
(D)    Larry Strickland (R)    Larry Hall (D)    Paul Luebke
Paul Luebke
(D)    Mickey Michaux
Mickey Michaux
(D)    Nathan Baskerville
Nathan Baskerville
(D)    Rosa Gill
Rosa Gill
(D)    Grier Martin
Grier Martin
(D)    Chris Malone (R)    Nelson Dollar
Nelson Dollar
(R)    Paul Stam
Paul Stam
(R)    Yvonne Lewis Holley
Yvonne Lewis Holley
(D)    Darren Jackson (D)    Joe John
Joe John
(D)    Gale Adcock (D)    Marvin W. Lucas
Marvin W. Lucas
(D)    Elmer Floyd
Elmer Floyd
(D)    William O. Richardson
William O. Richardson
(D)    John Szoka
John Szoka
(R)    Ken Waddell
Ken Waddell
(D)    Charles Graham (D)    Garland E. Pierce
Garland E. Pierce
(D)    Gary Pendleton (R)    Graig R. Meyer
Graig R. Meyer
(D)    John I. Sauls
John I. Sauls
(R)    Jamie Boles (R)    David R. Lewis
David R. Lewis
(R)    Robert T. Reives II
Robert T. Reives II
(D)    Mark Brody
Mark Brody
(R)    Verla C. Insko
Verla C. Insko
(D)    Pricey Harrison
Pricey Harrison
(D)    Amos Quick
Amos Quick
(D)    Jon Hardister (R)    Cecil Brockman
Cecil Brockman
(D)    John Faircloth
John Faircloth
(R)    John Blust
John Blust
(R)    Stephen M. Ross (R)    Dennis Riddell
Dennis Riddell
(R)    Bert Jones (R)    Ken Goodman (D)    Justin Burr
Justin Burr
(R)    D. Craig Horn
D. Craig Horn
(R)    Dean Arp
Dean Arp
(R)    Pat Hurley
Pat Hurley
(R)    Evelyn Terry
Evelyn Terry
(D)    Edward Hanes Jr. (D)    Lee Zachary
Lee Zachary
(R)    Debra Conrad (R)    Donny Lambeth
Donny Lambeth
(R)    Carl Ford (R)    Harry Warren (R)    Allen McNeill (R)    Julia C. Howard
Julia C. Howard
(R)    Sam Watford (R)    Larry Potts
Larry Potts
(R)    Larry Pittman
Larry Pittman
(R)    Linda B. Johnson (R)    Rena W. Turner (R)    Josh Dobson (R)    Hugh Blackwell
Hugh Blackwell
(R)    Destin Hall (R)    Mary Gardner Belk
Mary Gardner Belk
(D)    Mitchell S. Setzer
Mitchell S. Setzer
(R)    Sarah Stevens (R)    Bryan R. Holloway
Bryan R. Holloway
(R)    Charles Jeter
Charles Jeter
(R)    Jonathan C. Jordan (R)    Jeffrey Elmore (R)    John A. Fraley
John A. Fraley
(R)    Jay Adams (R)    Jason Saine (R)    John R. Bradford, III (R)    Rodney W. Moore
Rodney W. Moore
(D)    John Autry (D)    Beverly M. Earle
Beverly M. Earle
(D)    Becky Carney
Becky Carney
(D)    William Brawley (R)    Dan Bishop
Dan Bishop
(R)    Scott Stone (R)    Carla Cunningham (D)    Kelly Alexander
Kelly Alexander
(D)    John Torbett
John Torbett
(R)    Dana Bumgardner
Dana Bumgardner
(R)    Kelly Hastings
Kelly Hastings
(R)    Timothy K. Moore (R)    Mike Hager
Mike Hager
(R)    Chris Whitmire (R)    Susan C. Fisher
Susan C. Fisher
(D)    John Ager
John Ager
(D)    Brian Turner (D)    Chuck McGrady
Chuck McGrady
(R)    Michele D. Presnell
Michele D. Presnell
(R)    Mike Clampitt
Mike Clampitt
(R)    Roger West
Roger West
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