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BUECHNER, John William (Jack), a Representative from

Missouri; born in Kirkwood, Mo., June 4, 1940; attended parochial schools; CBC Prep & A.B., Benedictine College, Atchison, Kans., 1962; J.D., St. Louis University Law School, St. Louis, Mo.,1965; admitted to the Missouri State bar in 1965 and commenced practice in St. Louis County; ; member, Missouri House of Representatives, 1972-1982, Minority Leader 1976-82; delegate to the Republican National Conventions, 1964, 1980, 1988; elected as a Republican to the One Hundredth and

One Hundred First Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1991); Member of the Science, Space & Technology Committee & the Budget Committee; Deputy Whip for Communications to Newt Gingrich; unsuccessful candidate by 54 votes for reelection in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress; Past President, International  Republican Institute, Past President of A Presidential Classroom for Young Americans, Past President and Board Member of the Association of Former Members of Congress, lecturer at The National Defense University and Senior Fellow at The Hawthorn Group, Alexandria, Va. He and his wife Andrea Dravo are residents of our Capitol City.