HUBER, Robert James, (1922 - 2001)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Photography Collection

HUBER, Robert James, a Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 29, 1922; educated in the public schools of Detroit, Mich.; attended the University of Detroit, Detroit, Mich., 1935-1937; graduated from Culver Military Academy, 1939; B.S., Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1943; United States Army, 1943-1946; banker; businessman; mayor, Troy, Mich., 1959-1964; board of supervisors, Oakland County, Mich., 1959-1963; member of the Michigan state senate, 1965-1970; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third Congress (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate in 1976; chairman of the board, Michigan Chrome and Chemical Co.; died on April 23, 2001, in Troy, Mich.; interment in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Hope, Ark.