Elaine Marshall & family

About Elaine Marshall & family

Who is it?: InvestorInvestor
Birth Day: November 18, 1945
Birth Place: United States
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Preceded by: William W. Staton
Succeeded by: Dan Page
Political party: Democratic
Education: University of Maryland, College Park (BS) Campbell University (JD)

Elaine Marshall & family

Elaine Marshall & family was born on November 18, 1945 in United States, is InvestorInvestor. Elaine Marshall holds an estimated 15% of conglomerate Koch Industries (controlled by Charles and David Koch, the world's richest brothers) in trusts for her, 2 sons, and other relatives. She inherited it from her husband E. Pierce Marshall (d. 2006), son of J. Howard Marshall II, who got the Koch stake by investing in a refinery business that was acquired by Koch Industries. The family is spending millions on lawyers thanks to J. Howard II's financial and romantic adventures; A federal court in New Orleans is considering the IRS's claim on more than $75 million in back taxes and last year a federal judge said he'd order the family to pay up to $49 million to Dannielynn Smith, heir to estate of J. Howard's widow, Playboy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith (d. 2007).
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Popular As Elaine Marshall & family
Occupation Diversified
Age 78 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 18, 1945 (United States)
Birthday November 18
Town/City United States
Nationality United States

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Elaine Marshall & family’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

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Elaine Marshall & family was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Marshall was born in Lineboro, Maryland, in 1945. Her Father was a farmer who, for many years, served as a volunteer fire fighter and community leader, and her mother was the organist in the family’s small rural church for more than 60 years. She attended public schools as a child and became the first person in her family to graduate college. She studied textiles at the University of Maryland from 1964 to 1968, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Textiles and Clothing. During her undergraduate years, she spent her summers working as a camping Director for the Maryland 4-H Foundation, an organization she has continued to support.


Marshall has been active in Democratic politics in North Carolina for over 30 years. From the early 1970s, she was active in the Young Democrats organization and eventually became National Secretary of the Young Democrats of America. In Harnett County, where she practiced law, Marshall served as President of Democratic Women and, in 1991, served as chair of the Harnett County Democratic Party.


Marshall returned to school to study law at the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University and earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in 1981, where she was accepted into the Who's Who Among American Universities and Colleges. She has been admitted to practice before all North Carolina courts, the U.S. District courts in the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the NC State Bar, the NC Bar Association, the NC Association of Women Attorneys, and the Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity. She became a partner in a Lillington, North Carolina, law firm in 1985.


Marshall was first elected to public office in 1992 as a member of the North Carolina Senate representing the 15th Senate District.


In 1996, she ran for the post of North Carolina Secretary of State against Republican challenger and former stock car racer Richard Petty. She won the election by a margin of 53% to 45%, becoming the first woman elected to a statewide executive office in North Carolina history. Marshall has won re-election three times and in 2008 received the second highest vote total of any candidate in the state. Elaine Marshall is only the third elected Secretary of State of North Carolina since 1936, as office-holders have commonly been re-elected many times. Marshall has been credited with bringing the office into the technological age by introducing e-commerce and providing online registration for lobbyists and businesses. Marshall's work has been recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Notary Association and Campbell University. In 2007, Marshall served as President of the National Electronic Commerce Coordinating Council, "an organization of public and private sector Leaders aimed at identifying best Technology practices that make government agencies more efficient and modernize their services".


Marshall married attorney Bill Holdford in 2001. Holdford died in 2009. She married J. Thomas "Tommy" Bunn in 2017.


In 2002, Marshall ran for United States Senate in the race to replace retiring Sen. Jesse Helms. However, she was defeated in the Democratic primary by Erskine Bowles, who served as White House Chief of Staff under President Bill Clinton.


In 2009, Marshall decided to enter the 2010 Senate race against incumbent Republican Richard Burr. She faced Cal Cunningham, Ken Lewis, and other lesser-known candidates in the May 2010 primary, and won the endorsement of the Charlotte Observer. After failing to garner above 40% of the vote in the May 4 primary election, Marshall had to face Cunningham in a runoff in June.


On June 22, 2010, Marshall defeated Cunningham (with approximately 60 percent of the vote) to secure the Democratic nomination. For the general election, she was again endorsed by the Charlotte Observer, the state's largest newspaper. On election day Marshall came up short to incumbent Richard Burr, who had 55% of the votes.

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