Brief Biography for D. Craig Horn
D. Craig Horn, a former Russian linguist with the United States Air Force Security Service, is a retired food broker and businessman. Elected in 2010, Craig is now in his third term in the North Carolina General Assembly representing District 68, Western Union County. Craig is chairman of both the House committee on Appropriations for Education and the House Education Policy Committee for K-12 Education and is the co-chairman of the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee. He also serves on a total of eight House committees.
Craig is an Early Learning Fellow at the National Conference of State Legislators. His work in education has resulted in him being dubbed the “Education Legislator” by EdNC, the popular blog that covers education policy across North Carolina. Craig is often called “Representative Churchill” by his legislative colleagues owing to his close
association with the Churchill Centre. Craig is president of the Churchill Society of North Carolina and serves on the Board of Governors of the International Churchill Society and the Churchill Centre.
Craig has spoken at the National Conference of State Legislators and the the Emerging Leaders Conference about Sir Winston S. Churchill and his leadership. He also
spoke at the 32nd International Churchill Conference held at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, and the nearby Heythrop Park Hotel in England in 2015.
Craig and his wife Lorraine live in Weddington, North Carolina, and have four grown children and seven grandchildren.