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  Ottinger, Richard L.
<-  1990-01-01  
NameRichard L. Ottinger
Mamaroneck, New York , United States
Born January 27, 1929 (91 years)
Last ModifedRBH
May 25, 2016 03:13am
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Infoborn in New York City, January 27, 1929; attended the public schools of Scarsdale and the Loomis School, Windsor, Conn.; B.A., Cornell University, 1950, and from Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1953; took postgraduate study in international law, Georgetown University, 1960-1961; served in the United States Air Force, 1953-1955, and was discharged as a captain; was admitted to the New York bar in 1955; practiced international and corporate law, 1955-1960; member of the board of directors of the World Policy Institute, Overseas Development Council, The Democracy Project, The League of Conservation Voters and Peace PAC; contract manager for International Cooperation Administration in 1960 and 1961; a founder and second staff member of the Peace Corps, serving as director of programs for the West Coast of South America, 1961-1964; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1971); was not a candidate for reelection, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1970; resumed the practice of his profession; organizer of Grassroots Action, Inc., in Washington, D.C., 1971-1972; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1972 to the Ninety-third Congress; represented New York interest groups in opposition to governmental regulation of communication, 1972-1974; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1985); did not seek reelection to the Ninety-ninth Congress; professor, Pace University Law School; is a resident of Mamaroneck, N.Y.


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