WOLPE, Howard Eliot, III, (1939 - 2011)


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WOLPE, Howard Eliot, III, a Representative from Michigan; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 3, 1939; attended the public schools of Los Angeles; graduated from University High School, Los Angeles, 1956; B.A., Reed College, Portland, Oreg., 1960; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., 1967; associate professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich., 1967-1972; regional representative to United States Senator Donald Riegle of Michigan, 1976-1978; member, Michigan state legislature, 1972-1976; Kalamazoo City Commissioner, 1969-1972; delegate, Michigan state Democratic conventions, 1972-1978; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; died on October 25, 2011, in Saugatuck, Mich.