biography

Official Biography of Congressman Howard Coble

Personal 
-Born in Greensboro, NC, March 18, 1931 
-Single; Presbyterian

Education
-Public schools of Guilford County, NC 
-1949 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 
-1958 BA, History, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC
-1962   JD, University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC
- Doctor of Laws, Elon University

Military Service
-US Coast Guard: served 5 ½ years active duty
-US Coast Guard Reserve: served 22 years
-Last Reserve assignment: Commanding Officer, US Coast Guard Reserve Unit, Wilmington, NC

Professional
-1961-67 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Claims Department
-1967-69 Assistant County Attorney, Guilford County, NC
-1969-73 Assistant US Attorney, Middle District of North Carolina
-1973-77 Secretary, NC Department of Revenue
-1979-83 Practiced law with Turner, Enochs & Sparrow, Greensboro, NC

Legislative
-1969, 1979-84 Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
-Nov. 6, 1984 Elected to US House of Representatives
-Member of the Committee on Judiciary
-Chairman on the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet
-Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Member of the Subcommittee on Aviation
- Member of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation 
-Member of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit

Professional Organizations
-Greensboro Bar Association
-NC Bar Association -NC State Bar
-Guilford College Board of Visitors
-US Coast Guard Academy Board of Visitors
-Alamance Presbyterian Church
-American Legion
-Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
-Lions Club
-Greensboro Scottish Rite 33° (Guilford Lodge No. 656)
-Sons of the American Revolution
-The Sons of Confederate Veterans
-Member- Jefferson Islands Club of Washington, DC


For More Information

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Learn more about Rep. Coble's work on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Judiciary Committee
Learn more about Rep. Coble's work on the Judiciary committee