REDMOND, William Thomas, (1955 - )

REDMOND, William Thomas, a Representative from New Mexico; born in Chicago, Ill., January 28, 1955; attended Gage Park High School; B.A., Lincoln Christian College, Lincoln, Ill., 1979;; M.Div., Lincoln Christian Seminary, Lincoln, Ill., 1988; attended Murray State University, Murray, Ky.; United States Army Reserve, 1984-1992; special education instructor, 1980-1983; teacher and administrator of a group home in the late 1980’s; minister, Santa Fe Christian Church; author; teacher, University of New Mexico, Los Alamos, N. Mex.,; member, New Mexico Republican State Central Committee; delegate, New Mexican Republican pre-primary convention; managed, Santa Fe Youth and Family Roller Rink; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States House of Representatives in 1996; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Bill Richardson (May 13, 1997-January 3, 1999); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixth Congress in 1998.