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McCLOSKEY, Paul Norton , Jr. (Pete), a Representative from California; born in Loma Linda, San Bernardino
County, Calif., September 29, 1927; graduated from South Pasadena High School,
South Pasadena, Calif., 1945; attended Occidental College and California
Institute of Technology under Navy V-5 Pilot Program; B.A., Stanford
University, Stanford, Calif., 1950; Stanford University Law School, Stanford,
Calif., 1953; United States Navy, 1945-1947; United States Marine Corps,
1950-1952; United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1952-1960; Ready Reserve,
1960-1967; deputy district attorney, Alameda County, Calif., 1953-1954; lawyer,
private practice; lecturer on legal ethics, Santa Clara and Stanford Law
Schools, 1964-1967 and 1988-1994; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth
Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of
United States Representative J. Arthur Younger; reelected to the seven
succeeding Congresses (December 12, 1967-January 3, 1983); not a candidate for
reelection in 1982, but was an unsuccessful Republican candidate for nomination
to the United States Senate; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican
presidential nomination in 1972; is a resident of Woodside, Calif.
Bibliography Cannon, Lou.
The McCloskey Challenge. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co.,
Inc., 1972; Paul N. McCloskey, Jr.
Truth and Untruth; Political Deceit in America. New York:
Simon and Schuster, 1972.