COLEMAN, Earl Thomas, (1943 - )


COLEMAN, Earl Thomas, a Representative from Missouri; born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., May 29, 1943; attended public schools; B.A., William Jewell College, Liberty, Mo., 1965; M.P.A., New York University, New York, N.Y., 1969; J.D., Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., 1969; admitted to the Missouri bar in 1969 and commenced practice in Kansas City; served as State assistant attorney general, 1969-1972; elected to the State house of representatives, 1973-1976; elected simultaneously as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Jerry L. Litton, and reelected to the seven succeeding Congresses (November 2, 1976-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a resident of Fairfax County, Va.