Luther E. Barnhardt

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Luther Ernest Barnhardt (1903–1980) was an American politician who served as the 23rd Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina from 1957 to 1961.

Barnhardt was born in Concord, North Carolina, November 29, 1903. He was an attorney and a member of the North Carolina Senate (1945–56). Barnhardt was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1956 and, by the state constitution of that time, was not eligible for re-election. Barnhardt died June 1, 1980, and is buried at Carolina Memorial Park, Concord, N.C.

Preceded by
Luther H. Hodges
Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina
1957-1961
Succeeded by
Harvey Cloyd Philpott