PRICE, Robert Dale, (1927 - 2004)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

PRICE, Robert Dale, a Representative from Texas; born in Reading, Lyon County, Kans., September 7, 1927; educated in the public schools of Reading, Kans.; B.S., Oklahoma State University, 1951; United States Air Force, 1951-1955; flew twenty-seven combat missions during the Korean conflict; awarded Air Medal; returned to Texas after honorable discharge in 1955; owned and operated a ranch in Texas; delegate, Texas State Republican conventions, 1964, 1966, and 1968; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-fifth Congress in 1976; member, Texas State senate, 1978-1980; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred First Congress in 1988, to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990 and to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on August 24, 2004, in Pampa, Tex.; interment in Fairview Cemetery, Midland, Tex.


Bibliography

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Robert D. Price, Republican Representative from Texas. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.