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Jesse Helms

Jesse HelmsAKA Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr.

Born: 18-Oct-1921
Birthplace: Monroe, NC
Died: 4-Jul-2008
Location of death: Raleigh, NC
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from North Carolina, 1973-2003

Military service: US Navy (1942-45)

Wife: Dorothy Jane Coble
Daughter: Jane Knox
Daughter: Nancy Stuart
Son: Charles Helms (adopted)

    High School: Monroe High School, Monroe, NC (1938)
    University: Wingate Junior College, Wingate, NC
    University: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

    US Senator, North Carolina 1973-2003
    City Council of Raleigh, NC (1957-61)
    Congressional Staff Aide, Sen. Alton Lennon (1953)
    Congressional Staff Aide, Sen. Willis Smith (1951-53)
    The Raleigh Times
    American Conservative Union Board of Directors
    Council for National Policy
    Freemasonry Raleigh, NC
    Rotary International
    Clare Boothe Luce Award 2002
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    Tracheotomy May-2002
    Heart Bypass Operation quadruple (May-2002)
    Knee Replacement double
    Stroke multiple
    Cholecystectomy (Jun-2004)
    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer, Homophobia, Smoking

Author of books:
When Free Men Shall Stand: A Sobering Look at the Supertaxing, Superspending Superbureaucracy in Washington (1976)
Here's Where I Stand (2005, memoir)

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