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                        Snowe SNOWE, Olympia Jean, a Senator and a Representative from Maine; born Olympia Jean Boucles, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, February 21, 1947; attended St. Basil’s Academy, Garrison, N.Y. 1962; graduated from Edward Little High School, Auburn Maine 1965; B.A., University of Maine, Orono 1969; businesswoman; district office manager for Representative William S. Cohen; Auburn board of voter registration 1971-1973; served in Maine house of representatives 1973-1976; served in Maine State senate 1976-1978; delegate, Maine State Republican convention 1976; delegate, Republican National Convention 1976; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1995); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1994, but was elected to the United States Senate in 1994; reelected in 2000, and again in 2006, and served from January 3, 1995, to January 3, 2013; chair, Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (One Hundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2012.

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Senator 01/03/1995 01/03/2013 -- Senate ME
Representative 01/03/1979 01/03/1995 2 House of Representatives ME
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