Mitch Gillespie

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Mitch Gillespie
Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 85th district
In office
1998[1][2] – 2013
Preceded by Robert C. (Bob) Hunter
Personal details
Born (1959-08-19) August 19, 1959 (age 58)
Political party Republican
Residence Marion, North Carolina
Alma mater Wake Technical
Occupation Small Business Owner
NCGA WebsiteProject Vote Smart

Robert Mitchell Gillespie is an Assistant Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and a former Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly.[3] He represented the eighty-fifth district in the North Carolina House of Representatives, including constituents in Burke, Caldwell and McDowell counties. A small business owner from Marion, North Carolina, Gillespie served seven terms in the state House and was re-elected to an eighth term, but resigned to take his position in the executive branch in January 2013.[4]