Obey, David Ross

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Born: Oct 03, 1938 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1938 - Born on the 3rd of October in Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

1963 - He was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly.

1969 - He has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives.

       - He was elected to the House to replace eight-term incumbent Melvin R. Laird.

1970 - He was elected to a full term and has been reelected 18 times.

1994 - He is the longest-serving member of either house of Congress in Wisconsin's history.

       - He is the third-longest serving member of the House, after fellow Democrats John Dingell and John Conyers.

1995 - He briefly chaired this committee and served as its ranking Democrat.

       - He also chairs its Subcommittee on Labor.

2007 - He arguing with proponents of defunding the Iraq War about their position on how to end the war.
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