FOREMAN, Edgar Franklin, (1933 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

FOREMAN, Edgar Franklin, a Representative from Texas and New Mexico; born in Portales, Roosevelt County, N.Mex., December 22, 1933; attended the public schools of Portales and Eastern New Mexico University at Portales, 1952-1953; B.S., New Mexico State University, 1955; United States Navy, 1956-1957; United States Naval Reserve and United States Air Force Reserve; president, Valley Transit Mix, Atlas Land Co., and Foreman Oil, Inc.; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1964 and 1968; elected as a Republican from Texas to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-ninth Congress in 1964; elected to the Ninety-first Congress from New Mexico (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1971); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-second Congress in 1970; assistant secretary, United States Department of Interior, 1971; assistant secretary, United States Department of Transportation, 1972-1976; business executive.