PURSELL, Carl Duane, (1932 - 2009)


Handbill (detail), 1978-1990, U.S. House of Representatives

PURSELL, Carl Duane, a Representative from Michigan; born in Imlay City, Lapeer County, Mich., December 19, 1932; educated in the public schools of Plymouth, Mich.; graduated from Plymouth High School, 1951; teacher-businessman; served in United States Army, 1957-1959; member, Wayne County (Mich.) Board of Commissioners, 1969-1970; served in Michigan senate, 1971-1977; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; died on June 11, 2009, in Plymouth, Mich.