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MITCHELL, Harry E., A Representative from Arizona; born in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., July 18, 1940; graduated from Tempe High School, Tempe, Ariz., 1958; B.A., Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz., 1962; M.P.A., Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz., 1980; teacher; professor; Tempe city council, 1970-1978; mayor of Tempe, 1978-1994; member of the Arizona senate, 1999-2006; Arizona Democratic Party chairman, 2006-2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Tenth Congress and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2007-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.

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External Research Collections

Arizona State University
Archives and Special Collections

Tempe, AZ
Papers: 2001-2010, 19.75 linear feet. The papers of Congressman Harry E. Mitchell contain briefing materials, policy research, constituent correspondence, memorabilia, schedules, and other materials documenting his service in the U.S. Congress as a Representative from Arizona (2007-2010). This collection has not been processed in full and can be viewed only by appointment. Contact Archives and Special Collections for more information. A preliminary inventory is available in the repository and online.
Oral History: In the Mill Avenue Oral History Project, 1988, amount unknown. The collection includes an oral history interview conducted with Harry E. Mitchell.
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