Vintage poster promoting Bob Scott’s candidacy for Governor of NC, 1969, cardboard
Scott, from Haw River, was the 61st Governor of the state of North Carolina, from 1969 to 1973.
He was Lt. Governor under Gov. Dan Moore, 1965-69.
As Governor he helped establish the state kindergarten program and was instrumental in the consolidation of the university system.
He was appointed by President Jimmy Carter to be co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission. In 1983, he was appointed president of the State Community Colleges and is highly praised for guiding them through a time of change.