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                        Cobey COBEY, William Wilfred, Jr., a Representative from North Carolina; born in Washington, D.C., May 13, 1939; attended high school in Hyattsville, Md.; was graduated from Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., in 1962, received an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1964; worked as a bank administrative assistant 1964-1965 and as a chemical salesman 1965-1966; received a M.Ed. in health and physical education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1968; physical education instructor 1967-1968, academic counselor and assistant athletic business manager 1968-1971, assistant athletic director, 1971-1976, and director of athletics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1976-1980; unsuccessful candidate for lieutenant governor in 1980; chairman of the Taxpayers Educational Coalition 1980-1982; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-eighth Congress in 1982; president of Cobey & Associates 1982-1984; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth Congress (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1987); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986; deputy secretary, North Carolina department of transportation, 1987- 1989; secretary, North Carolina Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, 1989-1993; chairman, North Carolina state Republican Party, 1999-2003; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor of North Carolina in 2004; is a resident of Chapel Hill, N.C.

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Representative 01/03/1985 01/03/1987 4 House of Representatives NC
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