COBLE, Howard, (1931 - )


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COBLE, Howard, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., March 18, 1931; attended Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., 1949-1950; A.B., Guilford College, Greensboro, N.C., 1958; J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, 1962; United States Coast Guard, 1952-1956, 1977-1978; United States Coast Guard reserve, 1960-1982; admitted to the North Carolina state bar, 1966; member of the North Carolina state house of representatives, 1969, and 1979-1983; assistant attorney, United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina, 1969-1973; secretary of the North Carolina Department of Revenue 1973-1977; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-present).