Elaine Marshall & family was bornon 18 November 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).
On June 22, 2010, Marshall defeated Cunningham (with approximately 60 percent of the vote) to secure the Democratic nomination
In 2009, Marshall decided to enter the 2010 Senate race against incumbent Republican Richard Burr
Marshall has won re-election three times and in 2008 received the second highest vote total of any candidate in the state
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"
In 2002, Marshall ran for United States Senate in the race to replace retiring Sen
In 1996, she ran for the post of North Carolina Secretary of State against Republican challenger and former stock car racer Richard Petty
Marshall was first elected to public office in 1992 as a member of the North Carolina Senate representing the 15th Senate District
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
She became a partner in a Lillington, North Carolina, law firm in 1985
) degree in 1981, where she was accepted into the Who's Who Among American Universities and Colleges
From the early 1970s, she was active in the Young Democrats organization and eventually became National Secretary of the Young Democrats of America
She studied textiles at the University of Maryland from 1964 to 1968, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Textiles and Clothing
Marshall (born November 18, 1945) is the current North Carolina Secretary of State; she is the first woman to be elected to that office and the first woman elected to statewide executive office in North Carolina
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