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Howard Wallace POLLOCK

(1920-2011)

POLLOCK, Howard Wallace, a Representative from Alaska; born in Chicago, Ill., April 11, 1920; attended Perkinston High School, Perkinston, Miss., 1935-1939; Junior College, Perkinston, Miss., 1939-1941; University of Santa Clara (Calif.) School of Law, 1952-1953; J.D., University of Houston School of Law, Houston, Tex., 1953-1955; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., 1960; Ph.D., International University of Vienna, Austria, 2002; United States Navy, rank of lieutenant commander, 1941-1946; lawyer, private practice; president, Alaska Gold and Other Products, Inc.; president, Falcon Alaska Oil Co.; chairman of the board, Alaskan Seafoods, Inc.; Territorial representative, Alaska Territorial Legislature, 1953-1955; member of the Alaska state senate, 1961-1963, 1965-1966, and minority whip, 1965-1966; member, Alaska Republican State Central committee, 1960-1966; committeeman, Republican Southcentral District, 1962-1966; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and Ninety-first Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1971); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-second Congress in 1970, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the nomination as Governor of Alaska; deputy administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1971-1983; delegate, United Nations Law of the Sea Conference; private advocate; died on January 9, 2011, in Coronado, Calif.

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

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