RAHALL, Nick Joe, II, (1949 - )


Oil on canvas, Bart Lindstrom, 2010, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

RAHALL, Nick Joe, II, a Representative from West Virginia; born in Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va., May 20, 1949; graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, Beckley, W.Va.; A.B., Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1971; attended graduate school, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1972; staff, Office of the Majority Whip, United States Senate, 1971-1974; business owner; delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1972 and 1976; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the eighteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-present); chair, Committee on Natural Resources (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congresses).