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SOLOMON, Gerald Brooks Hunt, a Representative from New York; born in Okeechobee, Okeechobee
County, Fla., August 14, 1930; attended the public schools in Delmar, N.Y.;
attended Siena College, Albany, N.Y., 1949-1950; attended St. Lawrence
University, Canton, N.Y., 1953-1954; United States Marine Corps, 1951-1952;
business executive; Queensbury, N.Y., town supervisor and Warren County, N.Y.,
legislator, 1968-1972; member of the New York state assembly, 1973-1978;
delegate, Republican National Convention, 1976; elected as a Republican to the
Ninety-sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3,
1999); chairman, Committee on Rules (One Hundred Fourth and One Hundred Fifth
Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixth
Congress in 1998; died on October 26, 2001, in Glen Falls, N.Y.; interment in
Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, N.Y.