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Alan Dupree WHEAT

(1951- )

WHEAT, Alan Dupree, a Representative from Missouri; born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., October 16, 1951; attended elementary schools in Wichita, Kans., and in Seville, Spain; graduated from Airline High School, Bossier City, La., 1968; B.A., Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 1972; economist; legislative aide to county executive, Jackson County, Mo.; elected, Missouri general assembly, 1977-1982; delegate, Missouri State Democratic convention, 1978; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1995); was not a candidate for reelection in 1994, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate.

Bibliography

”Alan Dupree Wheat” in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.

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

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