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NEAL, Richard Edmund, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Springfield, Hampden
County, Mass., February 14, 1949; graduated from Springfield Technical High
School, Springfield, Mass., 1968; B.A., American International College,
Springfield, Mass., 1972; M.B.A., University of Hartford, West Hartford, Conn.,
1976; assistant to mayor William C. Sullivan, Springfield, Mass., 1973-1978;
member of the Springfield, Mass., city council, 1978-1984; mayor of
Springfield, Mass., 1984-1988; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred First
and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-present).