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Howard Coble

American politician

John Howard Coble (March 18, 1931 – November 3, 2015) was an American politician. He served as a U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district, serving from 1985 to 2015. He was a member of the Republican Party.

Howard Coble
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 2015
Preceded byRobin Britt
Succeeded byMark Walker
Personal details
Born
John Howard Coble

(1931-03-18)March 18, 1931
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
DiedNovember 3, 2015(2015-11-03) (aged 84)
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Alma materAppalachian State University
Guilford College
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUnited States Coast Guard
Years of service1952–1956
1977–1978
1960–1982 (USCGR)[1]
RankUS-O6 insignia.svg Captain
Battles/warsKorean War

Coble had skin cancer for many years. He was admitted to ICU in September 2015 after complications from skin cancer surgery. Coble died on November 3, 2015, in Greensboro, North Carolina at the age of 84 from complications of the surgery.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "COBLE, Howard - Biographical Information". congress.gov. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
  2. "Former NC Congressman Howard Coble dies at 84". WNCN. 4 November 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  3. "Former U.S. Rep. Howard Coble dies at 84, served for 30 years". USA Today.com. Retrieved November 4, 2015.

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