Douglas Carmichael 'Mike' McIntyre II (born August 6, 1956) is the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district, serving since 1997. He is a member of the Democratic Party and of the Blue Dog Coalition. The district is located in the southeastern corner of the state, and includes Wilmington and part of Fayetteville. McIntyre is a lifelong resident of Lumberton. His father, the optometrist Douglas McIntyre, was a city councilman. Earlier relatives were prominent members of the Robeson County bar. As high school 'student body president-elect' he met and/or interned for 7th District Congressman Charlie Rose, whom he would replace upon the latter's retirement in 1997. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead Scholar, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa as a political science major in 1978 and received his Juris Doctor in 1981. McIntyre practiced as an attorney until his election to Congress.