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                        Reuss REUSS, Henry Schoellkopf, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., February 22, 1912; A.B., Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1933; L.L.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1936; lawyer, private practice; business executive; assistant corporation counsel for Milwaukee County, Wis., 1939-1940; counsel for United States Office of Price Administration, 1941-1942; United States Army, 1943-1945; chief of price control, Office of Military Government for Germany, 1945; deputy general counsel, the Marshall Plan, Paris, France, 1949; special prosecutor, grand jury, Milwaukee County, Wis., 1950; member of school board, Milwaukee, Wis., 1953-1954; member of legal advisory committee, United States National Resources Board, 1948-1952; unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., in 1960; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1955-January 3, 1983); chair, Committee on Banking, Currency, and Housing (Ninety-fourth Congress); chair, Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs (Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses); chair, Joint Economic Committee (Ninety-seventh Congress); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-eighth Congress in 1982; died on January 12, 2002, in San Rafael, Calif.; cremated.

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Representative 01/03/1955 01/03/1983 5 House of Representatives WI
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