NELLIGAN, James Leo, (1929 - )


NELLIGAN, James Leo, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., February 14, 1929; attended parochial schools; graduated from Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1946; B.S., Kings College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.,1951; United States Army; accountant; United States General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C., 1951-1967; staff, Committee on Government Operations, United States House of Representatives, 1967-1970; director, Finance and Grants Management Division, United States Office of Economic Opportunity, 1970-1973; director, Office of Property Management, Office of Federal Management Policy, United States General Services Administration, 1973-1975; operations director, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States House of Representatives, 1975-1979; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh Congress (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1983); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-eighth Congress in 1982; deputy secretary of revenue, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1983-1985; director, Governor of Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., office, 1986-1987; is a resident of Harvey's Lake, Pa.