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  Wolff, Lester L.
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NameLester L. Wolff
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Born January 04, 1919 (101 years)
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Infoborn in New York City January 4, 1919; attended the public schools of New York City; student at New York University; lecturer at New York University, 1939-1941; head of marketing department of Collegiate Institute, 1945-1949; major, public relations officer, and squadron commander in the Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxilliary, 1945-1950; colonel, commanding Congressional Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliary, 1968-1980; chairman of the board of Coordinated Marketing Agency, 1950-1964; member of the board of Noramco (Dugan’s), 1963-1964, and of the Madison Life Insurance Co., 1963-1968; engaged in television as a moderator and producer, 1948-1960; member of the United States Trade Mission to the Philippines in 1962 and to Malaysia and Hong Kong in 1963; chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Subcommittee on Consumers Study by the House of Representatives in 1957; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1981); chairman, Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control (Ninety-fourth through Ninety-sixth Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; chairman, Pacific Community Institute, 1984 to present; television commentator; is a resident of Great Neck, N.Y.


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  11/04/1980 NY District 6 Lost 47.16% (-5.67%)
  11/07/1978 NY District 6 Won 60.03% (+27.11%)
  11/02/1976 NY District 6 Won 61.79% (+28.50%)
  11/05/1974 NY District 6 Won 66.71% (+33.41%)
  11/07/1972 NY District 6 Won 51.55% (+3.10%)
  11/03/1970 NY District 3 Won 54.41% (+16.26%)
  11/05/1968 NY District 3 Won 52.06% (+11.83%)
  11/08/1966 NY District 3 Won 50.26% (+0.51%)
  11/03/1964 NY District 3 Won 50.69% (+1.38%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NY US Senate - Nov 04, 1986 R Alfonse M. D'Amato
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject