CHANDLER, Rodney Dennis, (1942 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Photography Collection

CHANDLER, Rodney Dennis, (great-great-grandnephew of Zachariah Chandler), a Representative from Washington; born in La Grande, Union County, Oreg., July 13, 1942; attended public schools; B.S., Eastern Oregon College, La Grande,Oreg., 1968; M.Ed., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nev., 2004; public relations consultant and TV news correspondent; served in Oregon Army National Guard, 1959-1964; elected to the Washington house of representatives, 1974-1982; served on the King County Metro Council, 1974-1975; delegate, Washington State Republican conventions, 1976, 1978, and 1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate; is a resident of Aurora, Colo.