MACHTLEY, Ronald K., (1948 - )

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MACHTLEY, Ronald K., a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., July 13, 1948; attended public schools; B.S., United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., 1970; United States Navy, 1970-1975; United States Naval Reserve, 1975-1995; J.D., Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Ma., 1978; admitted to the Rhode Island bar in 1978; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-January 3, 1995); was not a candidate for reelection in 1994, but was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Rhode Island; president, Bryant University, Smithfield, R.I., 1996 to present.