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CLINGER, William Floyd, Jr., a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Warren, Warren County, Pa., April 4, 1929; attended the public schools of Warren; graduated from The Hill School, Pottstown, Pa., 1947; B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., 1951; LL.B., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1965; United States Navy, lieutenant, 1951-1955; associated with the New Process Co., Warren, Pa., 1955-1962; admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1965; lawyer, private practice; delegate, Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1967-1968; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1997); chairman, Committee on Government Reform and Oversight (One Hundred Fourth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress in 1996.[ Top ]