Ike Franklin Andrews

Ike Franklin Andrews ( born September 2, 1925 in Bonlee, Chatham County, North Carolina, † 10 May, 2010 Chapel Hill, North Carolina ) was an American politician of the Democratic Party.

Andrews attended from 1941 to 1942, the Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Virginia. Thereafter, he served from 1943 to 1945 in the United States Army. He received the rank of Master Sergeant and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. He then studied at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his Bachelor of Science in 1950 (BS ) and 1952 his Bachelor of Laws ( LL.B. ). He was admitted to the Bar of North Carolina in 1972 and practiced law in Pittsboro.

In 1959 he became a senator in the Senate of North Carolina; 1961, 1967, 1969 and 1971 he was elected to the House of Representatives from North Carolina. For the Democratic Party, he was elected to the 93rd and the following five Congresses and was thus dated January 3, 1973 to January 3, 1985 Member of the House of Representatives of the United States. 1984 failed his re- election to the 99th Congress, when he lost to Republican Bill Cobey. Andrews last lived in Cary, North Carolina.