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Archer, William Reynolds Jr. (Bill)

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Born: 1928 AD
Currently alive, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

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1928 - Born on on the 2nd of March in Houston, Texas.

1951 - Archer was admitted to the State Bar of Texas and started up his practice in Houston, Texas.

1955 - He served as a councilman and mayor pro tempore for the city of Hunters Creek Village.

1970 - His victory turned out to be his lowest percentage; in subsequent years he never dropped below 79% of the vote.

1976-1992 - He even ran unopposed and faced no major-party opposition.

1999 - Archer was instrumental in giving permanent MFN status to China, with the support of then-president Bill Clinton, despite deep concerns over human rights issues and the trade deficit.

         - Archer served as the chairman of the United States House Committee on Ways and Means.

2001 - Archer was not a candidate for re-election to the 107th United States Congress and subsequently retired from politics on the 2nd of January.


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