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WILSON, Heather, a Representative from New Mexico; born in Keene, Cheshire County,
N.H., December 30, 1960; graduated from Keene High School, Keene, N.H.; B.S.
United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., 1982; Rhodes Scholar,
M.Phil., Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1984; D.Phil., Oxford University,
Oxford, England, 1985; United States Air Force, 1978-1989; cabinet secretary of
the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, 1995-1998; director for
European Defense Policy and Arms Control, National Security Council, 1989-1991;
elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth Congress by special election,
to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Steven
Schiff, reelected to the five succeeding Congresses (June 23, 1998-January 3,
2009); not a candidate for reelection in 2008, but was an unsuccessful
candidate for nomination for the United States Senate.
BibliographyHeather A. Wilson in
Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of
the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History &
Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing