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Paul FINDLEY

(1921- )

FINDLEY, Paul, a Representative from Illinois; born in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill., June 23, 1921; attended the public schools of Jacksonville, Ill.; B.A., Illinois College at Jacksonville, 1943; served in the United States Navy in the Pacific as a lieutenant (jg.) from 1943 to 1946; president of the Pike Press, Inc., Pittsfield, Ill.; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for State senator in 1952; member, United States delegation, North Atlantic Assembly, 1965-1970; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1983); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1982; appointed to the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development, 1983-1994; is a resident of Jacksonville, Ill.

Bibliography

Findley, Paul. The Federal Farm Fable. New Rochelle, N.Y.: Arlington House, 1968; Findley, Paul. They Dare to Speak Out: People and Institutions Confront Israel’s Lobby. Westport, Conn.: Lawrence Hill, 1985.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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