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  Cobey, Jr., William W. "Bill"
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NameWilliam W. "Bill" Cobey, Jr.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina , United States
Born May 13, 1939 (77 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifedMr. Matt
Oct 15, 2012 08:46am
Tags Conservative -
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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