ESCH, Marvin Leonel, a Representative from Michigan; born in Flinton, Cambria County, Pa., August 4, 1927; received secondary education in Akron, Ohio, and Jackson, Mich.; A.B., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1950; M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1951; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1959; Maritime Service and United States Army; faculty, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich.; member of the Michigan state legislature, 1965-1966; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fifth Congress in 1976, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; director of public affairs, U.S. Steel Corporation, 1977-1980; director of programs and seminars, American Enterprise Institute, 1981-1987; died on June 19, 2010, in Ann Arbor, Mich.
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