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  Fisher, Joseph L.
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NameJoseph L. Fisher
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Arlington, Virginia , United States
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Born January 11, 1914
DiedFebruary 19, 1992 (78 years)
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Infoborn in Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I., January 11, 1914; attended public schools; B.S., Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1935; Ph.D., economics, Harvard University, 1947; M.A., education, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1951; planning technician, National Resource Planning Board, 1939-1942; economist, United States Department of State, 1942-1943; teacher and lecturer at various universities; served in the United States Army, 1943-1946; senior economist, Council of Economic Advisors, 1947-1953; president, Resources for the Future, Inc., 1953-1974; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth, Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1981); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; Virginia secretary of human resources, 1982-1986; professor of political economy, George Mason University, 1986-1992; was a resident of Arlington, Va., until his death there on February 19, 1992.



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  06/05/1982 VA US Senate - D Convention Lost 14.65% (-49.59%)
  11/04/1980 VA District 10 Lost 48.85% (-2.29%)
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  06/11/1974 VA District 10 - D Primary Won 42.16% (+11.82%)
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