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LAUGHLIN, Gregory H., a Representative from Texas; born in Bay City, Matagorda County,
Tex., January 21, 1942; graduated from West Columbia High School, 1960; B.A.,
Texas A.&M. University, 1964; LL.B., University of Texas School of Law,
1967; United States Army, 1968-1970; United States Army Reserve, 1964-1967,
1970-1988; admitted to the bar in 1967; lawyer, private practice; assistant
district attorney, Harris County, Tex., 1970-1974; unsuccessful candidate for
election to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986; elected as a Democrat to the
One Hundred First and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-June
26, 1995); changed from a Democrat to an Republican on June 26, 1995; continued
serving as a Republican in the One Hundred Fourth Congress (June 26,
1995-January 3, 1997); was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the
One Hundred Fifth Congress in 1996.