Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Gift of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress


MACHTLEY, Ronald K., A Representative from Rhode Island; born in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., July 13, 1948; attended public schools; B.S., United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., 1970; United States Navy, 1970-1975; United States Naval Reserve, 1975-1995; J.D., Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Ma., 1978; admitted to the Rhode Island bar in 1978; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-January 3, 1995); was not a candidate for reelection in 1994, but was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Rhode Island; president, Bryant University, Smithfield, R.I., 1996 to 2020.

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External Research Collections

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

Norman, OK
Videoreels and Videocassette: 1988-1994, 19 commercials on 6 videoreels and 4 commercials on 1 videocassette. The commercials used during Ronald Machtley's campaigns for the 1988, 1990 and 1992 U.S. congressional elections in District 1 and the 1994 gubernatorial election in Rhode Island, Republican Party.
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