GREEN, Sedgwick William (Bill), (1929 - 2002)


Photograph, 1977-1992, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

GREEN, Sedgwick William (Bill), a Representative from New York; born in New York, N.Y., October 16, 1929; graduated from Horace Mann High School, Riverdale, N.Y., 1946; A.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass., 1950; J.D., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1953; United States Army, 1953-1955; lawyer, private practice; law secretary, Judge George T. Washington, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1955-1956; chief counsel, New York Joint Legislative Committee on Housing and Urban Development, 1961-1964; member of the New York state assembly, 1965-1968; regional administrator, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1970-1977; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fifth Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Representative Edward I. Koch; reelected to the seven succeeding Congresses and served (February 14, 1978-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor of New York in 1994; died on October 14, 2002, in New York, N.Y.