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  Cobey, Jr., William W. "Bill"
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NameWilliam W. "Bill" Cobey, Jr.
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina , United States
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Born May 13, 1939
Died Still Living (74 years)
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InfoCOBEY, William Wilfred Jr.

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); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1986; deputy secretary, North Carolina department of transportation, January 1987 to present; is a resident of Chapel Hill, N.C.

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  07/20/2004 NC Governor - R Primary Lost 26.74% (-3.64%)
  11/04/1986 NC District 4 Lost 44.34% (-11.31%)
  05/06/1986 NC District 04 - R Primary Won 90.33% (+80.67%)
  11/06/1984 NC District 4 Won 50.64% (+1.28%)
  11/02/1982 NC District 4 Lost 47.38% (-3.95%)
  06/29/1982 NC - District 04 - R Primary Won 84.03% (+68.05%)
  11/04/1980 NC Lieutenant Governor Lost 45.95% (-7.25%)
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