CHAPPIE, Eugene A., (1920 - 1992)


CHAPPIE, Eugene A., a Representative from California; born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., March 28, 1920; attended the public schools; graduated from Sacramento High School, 1938; served in the United States Army, Armored Force South Pacific Service, captain, 1942-1947; Korea, 1950; rancher; El Dorado County Supervisor, 1950-1964; served in the California State legislature, 1964-1980; delegate, California State Republican conventions, 1968-1972; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1968-1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986; appointed by the governor to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors in May 1989, and served until January 1991; was a resident of Georgetown, Calif., until his death there on May 31, 1992; interment in Pilot Hill Cemetery, El Dorado County, Calif.