Conte, Silvio Ottavio (11/09/1921-02/08/1991)

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  • Occupation: Attorney, U.S. Representative
  • Number of Terms: 7


  • Conte, Silvio O (Silvio Ottavio) 1921-1991
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress
  • Representative
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )


Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Representative (Republican)




Almanac of American Politics. The senators, the representatives, the governors--their records, states, and districts. 1978 edition. By Michael Barone, Grant Ujifusa, and Douglas Matthews. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1977; Congressional Directory. 93rd Congress. 2nd Session. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1974; Political Profiles. "The Johnson Years." Edited by Nelson Lichtenstein. New York: Facts on File, 1976; Who's Who in America. 38th edition, 1974-1975. Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1974; Who's Who in American Politics. Sixth edition, 1977-1978. New York: R.R. Bowker, 1977; Who's Who in Government. Third edition, 1977. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1977.

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Regent Tenure: 01/18/1979-02/08/1991


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