SHARP, Philip Riley, (1942 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

SHARP, Philip Riley, a Representative from Indiana; born in Baltimore, Md., July 15, 1942; attended Washington Elementary School, Elwood, Ind.; graduated from Wendell Willkie High School, Elwood, 1960; attended DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind., 1961; B.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C., 1964; graduate work, Exeter College, Oxford University, 1966; Ph.D., Georgetown University, 1974; aide to United States Senator Vance Hartke, 1964-1969; assistant and later associate professor, Ball State University, Muncie, Ind., 1969-1974; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1995); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress.