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(1928- )

GALIFIANAKIS, Nick, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Durham, Durham County, N.C., July 22, 1928; attended the public schools; Duke University, A.B., 1951, and from the law school of the same university, LL.B., 1953; active duty in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, October 1953 to April 1956; admitted to the bar in 1956 and commenced practice in Durham, N.C.; commanding officer, Forty-first Rifle Company, Durham, N.C., 1960-1962; assistant professor of business law, Duke University, 1960-1967; member, North Carolina State Legislature, 1961-1967; elected as a Democrat to the Ninetieth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1973); was not a candidate in 1972 for reelection to the United States House of Representatives but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; resumed the practice of law; is a resident of Durham, N.C.

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

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