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Stark, Fortney H

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Personal name headingStark, Fortney H.
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Variant(s)Stark, Pete
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeEast Bay (Calif.)
LocatedHarwood (Md.)
Birth date1931-11-11
Death date2020-01-24
Place of birthMilwaukee (Wis.)
Place of deathHarwood (Md.)
Field of activityUnited States--Politics and government Banks and banking
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
University of California, Berkeley
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Security National
Profession or occupationLegislators Bankers
Found inUnited States. General Accounting Office. Forest Service's Region 5 should consider less costly ways to meet word and data processing needs, 1980: t.p. (Honorable Fortney H. Stark, Jr., House of Representatives)
Congressman Pete Stark WWW home page, viewed 12-12-02 (represents 13th Distr., Calif.)
Congressional directory website (107th Congress), viewed 03-23-04 (Fortney Pete Stark; b. Nov. 11, 1931; represents 13th Distr., Calif.)
Health care, 1994: t.p. (Fortney H. (Pete) Stark, House of Representatives)
Biographical directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, viewed Jan. 29, 2020 (STARK, FORTNEY HILLMAN (PETE), A Representative from California; born in Milwaukee, Wis., November 11, 1931; B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., 1953; M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1960; United States Air Force, 1955-1957; bank executive; alternate delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third and to the nineteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 2013); chair, Committee on the District of Columbia (One Hundred Third Congress), Committee on Ways and Means (One Hundred Eleventh Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012; died on January 24, 2020, in Harwood, Md.)
Washington post WWW site, viewed Jan. 29, 2020 (in obituary dated Jan. 25, 2020: Fortney H. "Pete” Stark Jr., an outspoken California Democrat who, during his 40 years in the House of Representatives, led efforts to expand health insurance but whose brash comments sometimes earned rebukes from colleagues and political opponents, died Jan. 24 at his home in Harwood, Md. He was 88. Representing a liberal district in California's East Bay, sandwiched between Oakland and San Jose, Mr. Stark seldom faced serious opposition. Fortney Hillman Stark Jr. was born Nov. 11, 1931, in Milwaukee. In the early 1960s, he founded Security National, which he described as "a bank whose sole purpose was to fulfill the financial needs of working people." He sold his banking chain for millions of dollars when he was elected to Congress in 1972)
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