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  Wampler, William C.
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NameWilliam C. Wampler
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Bristol, Virginia , United States
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Born April 21, 1926
DiedMay 23, 2012 (86 years)
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InfoRepresentative from Virginia; born in Pennington Gap, Lee County, Va., April 21, 1926; attended the public schools in Bristol, Va.; enlisted on May 21, 1943, in the United States Navy as a seaman and served for twenty-seven months until discharged September 29, 1945; member of the Naval Reserve, V-6; resumed his education and was graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Va., in 1948 and studied law at the University of Virginia 1948-1950; reporter, Bristol, Va.-Tennessean in 1950 and 1951; reporter, editorial writer, Big Stone Gap (Va.) Post 1951; reporter, copy editor, Bristol Herald Courier in 1951 and 1952; member of board of visitors of Emory and Henry College, Emory, Va.; Republican assistant campaign manager for Ninth Congressional District elections in 1948; president of the Young Republican Federation of Virginia in 1950 and served as keynote speaker and permanent chairman of the Ninth District Republican Convention the same year; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third Congress (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1955); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress; with Atomic Energy Commission from January 1955 to March 1956; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress; vice president and general manager of Wampler Brothers Furniture Co., Bristol, Va., 1957-1960; vice president and general manager of Wampler Carpet Co., 1961-1966; elected to the Ninetieth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1983); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1982; is a resident of Bristol, Va.

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Son William C. Wampler, Jr. 1959-

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  11/02/1982 VA District 9 Lost 49.60% (-0.81%)
  11/04/1980 VA District 9 Won 69.37% (+38.74%)
  11/07/1978 VA District 9 Won 61.88% (+23.75%)
  11/02/1976 VA District 09 Won 57.35% (+14.70%)
  11/05/1974 VA District 09 Won 50.90% (+1.79%)
  11/07/1972 VA District 9 Won 71.94% (+45.56%)
  11/03/1970 VA District 9 Won 60.92% (+21.84%)
  11/05/1968 VA District 9 Won 59.89% (+19.78%)
  11/08/1966 VA District 9 Won 53.72% (+7.44%)
  11/06/1956 VA District 9 Lost 45.90% (-8.20%)
  11/02/1954 VA District 9 Lost 49.22% (-1.29%)
  11/04/1952 VA District 9 Won 51.71% (+3.41%)
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