CASTLE, Michael Newbold, (1939 - )


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CASTLE, Michael Newbold, a Representative from Delaware; born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., July 2, 1939; graduate of Tower Hill School, Wilmington, Del., 1957; B.S., Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., 1961; LL.B., Georgetown University School of Law, Washington, D.C., 1964; lawyer, private practice; deputy attorney general of Delaware, 1965-1966; member of the Delaware state house of representatives, 1966-1967; member of the Delaware state senate, 1968-1976; Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1981-1985; Governor of Delaware, 1985-1992; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2011); not a candidate for relection in 2010, but was an unsuccessful nominee to the United States Senate.