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Emery, David F.

(1948- ) a U.S. Representative was born in Rockland on September 1, 1948. He attended public schools, and earned a B.S. from Worcester (Massachusetts) Polytechnic Institute in 1970. Emery served as a Representative in Maine Legislature from 1970 to 1974.

Emery was chairman of the Rockland Republican city committee, 1972, delegate to Maine State Republican Convention, 1972, and delegate to Republican National Convention, 1972. Elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1983), Emery was not a candidate in 1982 for reelection but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate. He served as deputy director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1983-1988. He was again an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress.

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