Charles Robin Britt

Charles Robin Britt ( born June 29, 1942 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American politician. Between 1983 and 1985 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Britt grew up in Asheville (North Carolina ), where he attended the public schools, including the High School until 1959. This was followed up in 1963 to study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After studying law at the same university and his 1973 was admitted to the bar he began in Greensboro to work in this profession. In the meantime, graduated in 1976 at New York University in New York City. Between 1963 and 1984, Britt was a member of the Reserve of the United States Navy.

Politically, he joined the Democratic Party. From 1979 to 1981 he was chairman of the party in Guilford County. In 1980, he was both a delegate to the Democratic National Convention as well as on the regional convention in his home. In the congressional elections of 1982, Britt was in the sixth constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the Republican Walter E. Johnston took on 3 January 1983 he had defeated before. Since he lost in 1984 against Howard Coble, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until January 3, 1985. In 1986 he was defeated Coble again with only 79 votes difference.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Britt became head of the company Project Uplift in Greensboro. Between 1993 and 1997 he was Minister for Personnel Affairs ( Secretary of Human Resources) in the state government of North Carolina. After that he belonged until 1998 to the senior staff of Governor Jim Hunt. In 2002, he unsuccessfully sought the nomination of his party for the congressional elections. Today Charles Britt lives in Greensboro.