McCLOSKEY, Francis Xavier (1939-2003)

Democrat of Indiana

8th congressional district

Served in House 1983-1994

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McCLOSKEY, Francis Xavier, Representative from Indiana; born in Philadelphia, Pa., June 12, 1939; graduated, Bishop Kendrick High School, Norristown, Pa., 1957; A.B., Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., 1968; J.D., Indiana University School of Law, 1971; United States Air Force, 1957-1961; newspaper reporter; lawyer, private practice; mayor of Bloomington, Ind., 1972-1982; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth Congress (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1985); reelected to the Ninety-ninth Congress pursuant to H. Res. 146, taking his seat on May 1, 1985, and reelected to the four succeeding Congresses (May 1, 1985-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress in 1994; died on November 2, 2003, in Bloomington, Ind.; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
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