McKINNEY, Stewart Brett, (1931 - 1987)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

McKINNEY, Stewart Brett, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 30, 1931; graduated, Kent School, Kent, Conn., 1949; attended Princeton University, 1949-1951; B.A., Yale University, 1958; sergeant, United States Air Force, 1951-1955; elected State representative, Connecticut general assembly in 1966; reelected in 1968; serving as minority leader, 1969, 1970; director, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport Child Guidance Clinic, Rehabilitation Center of Eastern Fairfield County, and Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce; delegate, Connecticut State Republican conventions, 1968-1970; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-second and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1971, until his death in Washington, D.C., May 7, 1987; was a resident of Green Farms, Conn.