THORNBERRY, William McClellan (Mac)

THORNBERRY, William McClellan (Mac)
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1958–

Biography

THORNBERRY, William McClellan (Mac), A Representative from Texas; born in Clarendon, Donley County, Tex., July 15, 1958; graduated from Clarendon High School, Clarendon, Tex., 1976; B.A., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex., 1980; J.D., University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Tex., 1983; staff, United States Representative Thomas Gilbert Loeffler of Texas, 1983-1985; staff, United States Representative Larry Ed Combest of Texas, 1985-1988; deputy assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs, United States Department of State, 1988-1989; rancher; lawyer, private practice; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2021); chair, Committee on Armed Services (One Hundred Fourteenth and One Hundred Fifteenth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress in 2020.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Armed Services - Chair
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