Official Biography of Congressman Howard Coble

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

-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

Military Service
-US Coast Guard: served 5 ½ years active duty
-US Coast Guard Reserve: served 18 years
-Last Reserve assignment: Commanding Officer, US Coast Guard Reserve Unit, Wilmington, NC

-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

-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
-Ranking Member on Courts and Intellectual Property Subcommittee
-Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security
-Member of Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
-Aviation Subcommittee
-Coast Guard Subcommittee
-Highways, Transit and Pipelines Subcommittee

Professional Organizations
-Greensboro Bar Association
-NC Bar Association -NC State Bar
-Guilford College Board of Visitors
-US Coast Guard Academy Board of Visitors Clubs & Organizations
-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

Speaker's Task Force for a Drug-Free America
Learn more about Rep. Coble's work on the Speaker's Drug Task Force

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

Judiciary Committee
Learn more about the Judiciary Committee that Cong. Coble resides on