MCCOLLUM, Ira William, Jr. (Bill)

McCOLLUM, Ira William, Jr. (Bill)
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


McCOLLUM, Ira William, Jr. (Bill), a Representative from Florida; born in Brooksville, Hernando County, Fla., July 12, 1944; graduated from Hernando High School, Brookville, Fla., 1962; B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., 1966; J.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, 1968; United States Navy, Judge Advocate General Corps, commander, 1969-1972; United States Naval Reserve, 1972-1992; admitted to the Florida bar in 1968; lawyer, private practice; chairman, Republican Executive Committee of Seminole County, 1976-1980; county chairmen's representative, Florida State Executive Committee for Fifth District, 1976-1980; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, and 2000; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 2001); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1998 to conduct the impeachment proceedings of President William Jefferson Clinton; was not a candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 2000 and 2004.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassette: 1982, 4 commercials on 1 videocassette. The commercials were used during Bill McCollum's campaign for the 1982 U.S. congressional election in District 5 of Florida, Republican Party.
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